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The dangers of vaping

Editor: Vaping is the newest trend among high schoolers, coming in many forms including e-cigarettes, Juuls, vape boxes, and vape pens which can be easily...

Letter to the Editor

Ward proposes Inmate Work Crew Program to benefit inmates and the community Editor: Regardless of the circumstances that may place someone behind bars, it is important...

Letters to the Editor

Contribute to Town of Fincastle hanging baskets Editor: The Town of Fincastle will be hanging 40 flower baskets around town in a couple of weeks. Town...

Letters to the Editor

Ward’s request speaks as to his values and character Editor: I read, with great interest, a response comment from Matt Ward, candidate for sheriff, regarding negative...

Report from the House of Delegates

Terry Austin 19th District Delegate This past Wednesday the General Assembly reconvened for what is colloquially known as “Veto Session” in which both chambers voted...

Candidates’ forum at Eagle Rock Library

The headline on the letter from Anita Lambert in last week’s paper concerning the May 9 candidates’ forum in Eagle Rock was incorrect. The forum...

Time to start collecting for fireworks display

Editor: Spring is here and it is a beautiful time of the year. Even though it is the first of April, we still have to...

‘Meet the Candidates’ forum at Eagle Rock Elementary

Editor: A group of Eagle Rock voters, with help from the Botetourt County Republican Women’s Club, is hosting a "Meet the Republican Sheriff Candidates" forum...

Impressed by VDOT’s work on US 220 after tanker crash

Editor: As luck would have it, the tanker crash on US 220 in Botetourt County happened shortly before my cataract surgery appointment. I called the Sheriff's...

Ward asks for respect for all candidates during sheriff’s campaign

Editor: To all my supporters, I am grateful for your interest during this campaign and your support in my desire to serve you as sheriff....