April 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

No Tax Increases? Think Again.

These days, people consistently oppose any proposed tax increases by the federal or state government. Candidates rally support by promising to cut taxes.  More...

Commentary

Some Suggestions For My Democrat Friends

Because things are obviously not going well for the Democrat[ic] Party these days, I thought this former Democrat should do her part to help out and make a few suggestions.  Read the First Amendment   More...

Obituaries

Windy B. Skillin

DRESDEN — Windy B. Skillin of Dresden, age 51, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 9, 2015. Windy was born in Portsmouth, VA, on July 28, 1963, to Breese B. and Mary Nancy (Williams) Skillin. More...

Nation/World

Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of ‘deadly mistakes’

WASHINGTON   Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the “heartbreaking tragedy” of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. More...