Bible brings perspective on massacre

The mystery of the motivation behind the machine-gun massacre in Las Vegas — 59 dead and 527 wounded — may literally be a blank. Yes, a fi...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Solution for dreamers, citizenship

Much has been said and debated about the so-called “dreamers” — those young people residing in the United States (about 800,000) bro...

October 5th, 2017 |  


No, it shouldn’t be that way

No, it shouldn’t be that way

When my office phone line rang the other day it was a slow news day, and I was hoping someone might be calling with a story idea.Instead, the elderly-...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Climate warming can benefit all

Neil Snarr wrote about the woes of anthropogenic “climate change” in which he especially assigns blame to the “explosion in human po...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Action for our community

Action for our community

The strength of our community is evident from the way we help each other.One of my proudest relationships over the last 25 years as an attorney and a ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Try the art of preserving

Try the art of preserving

If you are like me you have warm memories of your mother or grandmother puttering in the kitchen preserving jams, pickles, vegetables and fruits. I ca...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Wake up and stand up

Who would believe that one person decided that America to him isn’t worth standing and respecting our flag? Yes, he has his right, it stinks. I ...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


A country store in Virginia

A country store in Virginia

The turns in the road became sharper as the hills began to slope higher and higher as I passed through Louisa, Mineral, and Goochland, Virginia one fa...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Are you ready for Saint Peter?

Have you ever heard a song on the radio or TV that you just can’t get out of your head? It just plays over and over until you think it will driv...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Don’t mess with mayors

Don’t mess with mayors

It happened just two months into my first year as mayor of Wilmington.An EF3 tornado struck 55 miles south of Wilmington and destroyed 80 percent of t...

October 2nd, 2017 |