www.chathamstartribune.com - RSS Results in opinion,opinion/* of type article /search/?q=&t=article&l=100&d=&d1=&d2=&s=start_time&sd=desc&nsa=eedition&c%5B%5D=opinion,opinion/*&f=rss www.chathamstartribune.com - RSS Results in section(s) opinion,opinion/* only for asset type(s) of article TNCMS 1.41.3 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 30 Hurt mayor addresses election, looks forward to 2019-2020 To the Editor: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:31:00 -0500 /tncms/asset/editorial/4b942614-e822-11e8-8420-e341f59b4ee9 /opinion/article_4b942614-e822-11e8-8420-e341f59b4ee9.html Democrats need to move past election To the Editor: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:32:00 -0500 /tncms/asset/editorial/6174ab8e-e822-11e8-8637-9bd1dce78780 /opinion/article_6174ab8e-e822-11e8-8637-9bd1dce78780.html Army-Duke was special for all concerned Cameron Indoor Stadium - I spent last Saturday afternoon in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Cameron, as most of you know, is the home arena for the Duke Blue Devils, the top-ranked college basketball team in the country, but on this Saturday… Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:06:00 -0500 /tncms/asset/editorial/c5019f44-e81e-11e8-ad1a-3b5cd49b82b8 /opinion/article_c5019f44-e81e-11e8-ad1a-3b5cd49b82b8.html Uranium mining myths and consequences To the Editor: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:10:00 -0500 /tncms/asset/editorial/d4266b04-e296-11e8-b436-0786014d2e09 /opinion/article_d4266b04-e296-11e8-b436-0786014d2e09.html Paying Homage to Everett Case: Mr. Basketball in North Carolina Growing up in southside Virginia and living in this area all of my life allowed me at a very early age to develop a passion for basketball. Teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference have either won or played in the… Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:05:00 -0500 /tncms/asset/editorial/34512fec-e296-11e8-918b-d339151a4a4e /opinion/article_34512fec-e296-11e8-918b-d339151a4a4e.html Pet Center funding needs reality check To the Editor: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:16:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/100c1d56-dd17-11e8-b6c3-ab766a724cd3 /opinion/article_100c1d56-dd17-11e8-b6c3-ab766a724cd3.html Reader questions statement regarding Temple shooting To the Editor: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:15:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/eea35120-dd16-11e8-974d-03952b65077d /opinion/article_eea35120-dd16-11e8-974d-03952b65077d.html Mendenhall has Cavs moving in right direction Almost two years ago to the day, I penned a column titled, “Mendenhall right choice for Hoos”. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:03:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/54039e46-dd15-11e8-b868-2f0323098feb /opinion/article_54039e46-dd15-11e8-b868-2f0323098feb.html NBA G-League stepping on toes in Durham The collective groan heard rumbling through southern Virginia last Thursday afternoon initiated in the Research Triangle Park, particularly Duke University. Wed, 24 Oct 2018 11:36:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/3a62636e-d7a2-11e8-bc00-0775b30e6eae /opinion/article_3a62636e-d7a2-11e8-bc00-0775b30e6eae.html Thanks for a job well done during Hurricane Michael To the Editor: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:39:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/82dfd4da-d222-11e8-83e3-23930fe7ffef /opinion/article_82dfd4da-d222-11e8-83e3-23930fe7ffef.html Term limits, time to start the process To the Editor: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:37:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/335dd36c-d222-11e8-ac99-7fdf066e8799 /opinion/article_335dd36c-d222-11e8-ac99-7fdf066e8799.html Peaceful transfer of power, no more To the editor: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:37:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/497e8718-d222-11e8-bba1-ebd5d9209aa3 /opinion/article_497e8718-d222-11e8-bba1-ebd5d9209aa3.html Elk restoration moving forward in Buchanan County I got a chance last weekend to play hide and seek with a herd of elk and as sunset fell on Buchanan County, I was ready to admit defeat and call it an evening. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:30:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/4ceb6318-d221-11e8-8c35-f3f9ea4fb845 /opinion/article_4ceb6318-d221-11e8-8c35-f3f9ea4fb845.html Behavior during Kavanaugh confirmation shameful To the Editor: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:59:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/cc35ba9a-cc9c-11e8-a335-e3bc7a145dd4 /opinion/article_cc35ba9a-cc9c-11e8-a335-e3bc7a145dd4.html Meeting walk out was cowardly act To the Editor: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:59:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/ed4a5556-cc9c-11e8-a8c9-3f5a78720e41 /opinion/article_ed4a5556-cc9c-11e8-a8c9-3f5a78720e41.html Lessons learned from a game well-played Basketball is Life…the rest is just details. When I was growing up I had a t-shirt that said just that and I wore it until it fell apart. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:53:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/f9041932-cc9b-11e8-8054-e358369405df /opinion/article_f9041932-cc9b-11e8-8054-e358369405df.html Callands organizer thanks board, community for successful festival To the Editor: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:55:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/5e17dd18-cc9c-11e8-824c-37c9c4a11ae3 /opinion/article_5e17dd18-cc9c-11e8-824c-37c9c4a11ae3.html Political views of TV networks disturbing To the Editor: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:56:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/75243f56-cc9c-11e8-9c8b-576d07e4dea7 /opinion/article_75243f56-cc9c-11e8-9c8b-576d07e4dea7.html Political scientist shares views on state of nation To the Editor: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:57:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/99f4bac2-cc9c-11e8-8518-475db0356811 /opinion/article_99f4bac2-cc9c-11e8-8518-475db0356811.html Clay Hardy carrying Trojans toward best record in years Throwback. Retro. Old School. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:52:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/3bc83afa-c724-11e8-9b4f-5b54d5c8d63a /opinion/article_3bc83afa-c724-11e8-9b4f-5b54d5c8d63a.html United Way appreciative of contributions To the Editor: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:54:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/4cd5bab4-c1a4-11e8-99c5-b3b7772270d0 /opinion/article_4cd5bab4-c1a4-11e8-99c5-b3b7772270d0.html Leave politics alone, support our families To the Editor: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:55:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/7467f7ae-c1a4-11e8-bddc-2b0e110609d8 /opinion/article_7467f7ae-c1a4-11e8-bddc-2b0e110609d8.html Voters encouraged to investigate amendments on ballot To the editor: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:52:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/0155d9a2-c1a4-11e8-9364-dbb437d6ce56 /opinion/article_0155d9a2-c1a4-11e8-9364-dbb437d6ce56.html Age describes you; don’t let it control you I turned 62 this week. It’s hard to believe that I am that old. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:43:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/c6e1241c-c1a2-11e8-b91d-7b747ba2df0d /opinion/article_c6e1241c-c1a2-11e8-b91d-7b747ba2df0d.html Hurricane raises environmental concerns To the Editor: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:01:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/18d03a2a-bc0c-11e8-b271-cf433aff4fcb /opinion/article_18d03a2a-bc0c-11e8-b271-cf433aff4fcb.html Kickers one kick away from unemployment The life of a kicker is like a benign game of Russian Roulette with the kicker’s livelihood hanging in the balance. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:23:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/d4b21f02-bc06-11e8-a254-f7ef2de7610f /opinion/article_d4b21f02-bc06-11e8-a254-f7ef2de7610f.html Vote Denver Riggleman for common-sense health care To the editor: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:03:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/007c306a-b69d-11e8-9cec-b30da9f436d6 /opinion/article_007c306a-b69d-11e8-9cec-b30da9f436d6.html Colin Kaepernick: And here we go again I recall once in a Sociology class I was teaching leading a discussion about pro-life vs. pro-choice. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:01:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/bd0f592e-b69c-11e8-acae-6fa919f2ba81 /opinion/article_bd0f592e-b69c-11e8-acae-6fa919f2ba81.html Vote Riggleman for less intrusive government To the Editor: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:28:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/34cd2330-b10f-11e8-8bb5-8bd9565233ab /opinion/article_34cd2330-b10f-11e8-8bb5-8bd9565233ab.html Rick Rigsby shares the wisdom of a generation past How much education does it take to learn to do the right thing? In what year of school are you taught to treat other people like you would have them treat you? Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:25:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/df4ff432-b10e-11e8-a760-c7886de835c9 /opinion/article_df4ff432-b10e-11e8-a760-c7886de835c9.html Citizen questions supervisors regarding DSS Editor’s note: The Star-Tribune received a list of questions sent to the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors regarding the Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services. Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:58:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/d310406e-abb4-11e8-9be5-0b3a09d85f03 /opinion/article_d310406e-abb4-11e8-9be5-0b3a09d85f03.html Residents commend, thank car club for first class event Letter to the Editor: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:56:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/a7153f5a-abb4-11e8-b09e-83b4ecc50cb2 /opinion/article_a7153f5a-abb4-11e8-b09e-83b4ecc50cb2.html Storen fell short on oversight To the editor: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:55:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/81a73f70-abb4-11e8-83f8-e354b8722fe1 /opinion/article_81a73f70-abb4-11e8-83f8-e354b8722fe1.html Shelton a constant in success of the Trojans I am spending some time substitute teaching this fall at Tunstall High School and I had an opportunity a couple of weeks ago to teach for baseball coach Barry Shelton. Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:52:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/1738d932-abb4-11e8-b294-ab67a7405655 /opinion/article_1738d932-abb4-11e8-b294-ab67a7405655.html Riggleman understands business, economy To the Editor: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 10:14:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/83f868de-a615-11e8-a2e1-93d9f71773f1 /opinion/article_83f868de-a615-11e8-a2e1-93d9f71773f1.html Riggleman offers 5th District ‘liberty-minded’ representation To the Editor: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 10:13:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/62095206-a615-11e8-986e-73d2ec7bd125 /opinion/article_62095206-a615-11e8-986e-73d2ec7bd125.html Ingram rebuts DSS employee letter To the Editor: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 10:12:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/2bc72ede-a615-11e8-a3f5-b3638676fd6e /opinion/article_2bc72ede-a615-11e8-a3f5-b3638676fd6e.html Younger continues climb up the college baseball ladder While growing up in Gretna, Tyler Younger couldn’t have known the joy he found playing baseball would lead to love, marriage, cowbells and Vegas. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 10:04:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/1e7b120a-a614-11e8-a644-13416b311797 /opinion/article_1e7b120a-a614-11e8-a644-13416b311797.html Moore’s dedication, vision provide direction for youth To the Editor: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:08:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/b0a47ff2-a0ad-11e8-b832-5bfc795b86f4 /opinion/article_b0a47ff2-a0ad-11e8-b832-5bfc795b86f4.html DSS employees respond to report To the Editor: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:07:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/81935670-a0ad-11e8-a75b-835aede52b35 /opinion/article_81935670-a0ad-11e8-a75b-835aede52b35.html The death of Maryland player sparks memory of the ‘Junction Boys’ The death of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair is a tragedy. The most tragic part of McNair’s death is it could have been avoided. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:04:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/2edc85f0-a0ad-11e8-bdb1-7ff404977980 /opinion/article_2edc85f0-a0ad-11e8-bdb1-7ff404977980.html Supervisor addresses voting record Let’s set the record straight. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:55:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/9779d72a-9b12-11e8-8ef6-b7866cd1ff81 /opinion/article_9779d72a-9b12-11e8-8ef6-b7866cd1ff81.html Use of funds, donations questioned by pet owner ­­To the Editor: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:56:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/d70cb84e-9b12-11e8-b4aa-437722517b59 /opinion/article_d70cb84e-9b12-11e8-b4aa-437722517b59.html Danville city manager, attorney raises questions with shortfall I am writing in reference to the Danville city council meeting on Tuesday, July 17 when it was announced that they would be giving the city manger Larking and city attorney Clark Whitfield a six percent raise. Which I found… Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:55:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/b68dd936-9b12-11e8-a475-c3577df66cf9 /opinion/article_b68dd936-9b12-11e8-a475-c3577df66cf9.html Back to school…how I remember those old school days I spent some time Monday visiting Tunstall High School and Tunstall Middle School during their open house. It gave me an opportunity to see our returning players after taking off the month of July and to recruit any new students… Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:46:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/73b314ba-9b11-11e8-a7fc-8f11ad0acda9 /opinion/article_73b314ba-9b11-11e8-a7fc-8f11ad0acda9.html Reader encourages others to consider needs of animals To the Editor: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:24:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/2ad5a59c-958e-11e8-9502-1fbed30683b0 /opinion/article_2ad5a59c-958e-11e8-9502-1fbed30683b0.html Teachers thankful for in-service opportunity Letter to the Editor: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:25:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/5927035a-958e-11e8-b2e2-db52a08dac29 /opinion/article_5927035a-958e-11e8-b2e2-db52a08dac29.html Pipeline permit process questioned To the editor: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:21:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/c0e75338-958d-11e8-a0d3-eb4e6baa970b /opinion/article_c0e75338-958d-11e8-a0d3-eb4e6baa970b.html Hurt thankful for investigation To the Editor: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:22:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/fa0a46de-958d-11e8-af30-7faf37c06d3e /opinion/article_fa0a46de-958d-11e8-af30-7faf37c06d3e.html If its July, I must be traveling When I was named the basketball coach at Tunstall in May of 2017, I decided very early on to schedule some down time for the players and the coaches. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:13:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/b5f2f280-958c-11e8-bf51-c342b70c1d0f /opinion/article_b5f2f280-958c-11e8-bf51-c342b70c1d0f.html Fedora ignites controversy concerning football, CTE UNC football coach Larry Fedora made a statement at last week’s ACC Media Days in Charlotte that has placed a bullseye squarely on his head. Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:40:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/3e9ffd12-9010-11e8-903f-b3c7462c40f4 /opinion/article_3e9ffd12-9010-11e8-903f-b3c7462c40f4.html Shout out to the Pet Center To the editor; Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:42:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/83dcd058-9010-11e8-9bd0-03b66f949816 /opinion/article_83dcd058-9010-11e8-9bd0-03b66f949816.html Together we can make a big impact To the editor; Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:00:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/8cd81a1c-8a86-11e8-ad1d-3714ebc7083b /opinion/article_8cd81a1c-8a86-11e8-ad1d-3714ebc7083b.html Limestone links Kentucky thoroughbreds, bourbon Limestone-a hard sedimentary rock, composed mainly of calcium carbonate or dolomite, used as building material and in the making of cement. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:00:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/1f9c0cd8-8a86-11e8-b46d-eb880e98494f /opinion/article_1f9c0cd8-8a86-11e8-b46d-eb880e98494f.html Paws for the Arts a Success To the editor; Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:40:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/0e5b295e-8518-11e8-9ded-cf29c7d2b988 /opinion/article_0e5b295e-8518-11e8-9ded-cf29c7d2b988.html Would the real Kawhi Leonard please stand up? I used to love professional wrestling growing up. It would come on TV a couple of times every Saturday and it would come to Danville every so often, either at the City Armory during the colder weather or the old… Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:37:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/afe49590-8517-11e8-abba-6bf49935a2cf /opinion/article_afe49590-8517-11e8-abba-6bf49935a2cf.html Voters need to be informed To the editor; Tue, 03 Jul 2018 11:12:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/5706343c-7ed3-11e8-96c9-3b557d742d27 /opinion/article_5706343c-7ed3-11e8-96c9-3b557d742d27.html How about getting involved instead of getting even? To the editor; Tue, 03 Jul 2018 11:08:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/cf7fe832-7ed2-11e8-869b-336c4abcd314 /opinion/article_cf7fe832-7ed2-11e8-869b-336c4abcd314.html Opinion... The core of the mission of the Virginia Social Services System, which includes both Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services (PCDSS) and Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS), is to “triumph over poverty, abuse, and neglect.” This important mission is… Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:43:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/901eac8e-7a07-11e8-bed9-cfcca730bff2 /opinion/article_901eac8e-7a07-11e8-bed9-cfcca730bff2.html Were the churches the only ones overcharged? To the editor; Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:40:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/2ffce762-7a07-11e8-8ca2-b3a4a07b6f58 /opinion/article_2ffce762-7a07-11e8-8ca2-b3a4a07b6f58.html Respect the presidency To the editor; Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:41:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/4ece74d0-7a07-11e8-9101-f39a4124f6d2 /opinion/article_4ece74d0-7a07-11e8-9101-f39a4124f6d2.html Outreach Program adding to staff As a kid, I remember GW football games were something of an event. It was the biggest and best football offered in the area on Friday night and although we almost always attended Tunstall games if the Trojans were at… Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:36:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/9496432c-7a06-11e8-bd28-93b1212d3ee0 /opinion/article_9496432c-7a06-11e8-bd28-93b1212d3ee0.html Military should not have double standards In regards to the military, I don’t believe in double standards if males or females are not deployable or ready for combat duties. The military is not where you should be. The military shouldn’t be social experiment. I don’t believe… Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:13:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/af286d4e-748b-11e8-96d3-c715c6893b9d /opinion/article_af286d4e-748b-11e8-96d3-c715c6893b9d.html County needs to enforce ordinance To the editor; Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:11:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/71aa9096-748b-11e8-9044-c77aa84da3a0 /opinion/article_71aa9096-748b-11e8-9044-c77aa84da3a0.html Spirituality, slander, and the Savior To the editor, Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:10:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/54482db0-748b-11e8-8987-37491d71532c /opinion/article_54482db0-748b-11e8-8987-37491d71532c.html Pet owner questions motives, intentions of local pet centers To the editor; Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:07:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/d902cfca-748a-11e8-90e2-a32d6691be72 /opinion/article_d902cfca-748a-11e8-90e2-a32d6691be72.html Saying good-bye to my sister Donna Jo While the loss of the home is a sad time for me, it is also a time for thanksgiving. My sister, who lives there now, was rehabbing from a surgery and was not there when the house was struck. That… Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:02:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/37ccfad6-748a-11e8-a7c4-7bcf85620bf0 /opinion/article_37ccfad6-748a-11e8-a7c4-7bcf85620bf0.html One call changed Wallace from also ran to state champion If you are a runner, you will relate very well to the story I’m going to tell you about Emily Wallace. If you’re not, then hold on because this is a good one. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:37:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/90dc49a8-6f06-11e8-a3c5-e3fd97d005fe /opinion/article_90dc49a8-6f06-11e8-a3c5-e3fd97d005fe.html Embrace love, not complaints Dear Editor, Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/f0c6ce9c-6993-11e8-8b25-4768c6750e02 /opinion/article_f0c6ce9c-6993-11e8-8b25-4768c6750e02.html Joe Friday would never read my column I never wanted to write a story like Joe Friday. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:09:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/3cbebc02-6993-11e8-9500-5f99d27951e4 /opinion/article_3cbebc02-6993-11e8-9500-5f99d27951e4.html Charges not being investigated? Letter to the Editor, Wed, 30 May 2018 11:22:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/4e9067b2-641d-11e8-b337-473e4618a5eb /opinion/article_4e9067b2-641d-11e8-b337-473e4618a5eb.html Supreme Court opens the books for all states Almost as old as civilization itself is the idea of man wagering something of value against another for monetary gain. The Supreme Court of the United States has just made this practice much easier. Wed, 30 May 2018 11:17:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/91b62bc2-641c-11e8-aa10-2f8e99ab3709 /opinion/article_91b62bc2-641c-11e8-aa10-2f8e99ab3709.html ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, especially your own eye’ I ventured out to Gretna Saturday night for dinner at Mama Rosas and to the Gretna Theater for a movie. Wed, 23 May 2018 08:34:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/ac49f550-5e85-11e8-bb53-7ff19a02ee7c /opinion/article_ac49f550-5e85-11e8-bb53-7ff19a02ee7c.html “Is the county really broke?” To the editor: Wed, 16 May 2018 13:14:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/b70517a8-592c-11e8-88e3-d7ab6293ab3f /opinion/article_b70517a8-592c-11e8-88e3-d7ab6293ab3f.html “Thank you for making 5k a success” To the editor: Wed, 16 May 2018 13:12:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/6d084daa-592c-11e8-ada7-1b592e3c9350 /opinion/article_6d084daa-592c-11e8-ada7-1b592e3c9350.html It takes a village to send a team to camp For the last month or seven, we’ve worked on raising money to take our varsity and junior varsity basketball teams to team camp. Wed, 16 May 2018 08:29:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/e78a8b56-5904-11e8-acfa-c3f2f86c19be /opinion/article_e78a8b56-5904-11e8-acfa-c3f2f86c19be.html GOAT vs. GOOT; just agree to disagree Have you noticed how important it has become recently to crown someone the “Greatest of All Time?” Wed, 09 May 2018 09:00:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/e7b6cf12-5388-11e8-9661-a72a1273e97f /opinion/article_e7b6cf12-5388-11e8-9661-a72a1273e97f.html Preparing for the local elections in May To the Editor Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:08:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/077a59f4-48bc-11e8-a0e8-1bd77b7aa97a /opinion/article_077a59f4-48bc-11e8-a0e8-1bd77b7aa97a.html MVP having their way in Pittsylvania County To the Editor Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:08:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/1e7111de-48bc-11e8-b40c-9f558b370962 /opinion/article_1e7111de-48bc-11e8-b40c-9f558b370962.html Despite poverty, some Danvillians are fine To the Editor Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:07:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/e7999104-48bb-11e8-a333-ffcdf550fcb7 /opinion/article_e7999104-48bb-11e8-a333-ffcdf550fcb7.html ‘Oh my’ Ohtani could be game changer Baseball historians are left to only wonder what if…. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:58:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/48536652-4888-11e8-9540-8fa15974881a /opinion/article_48536652-4888-11e8-9540-8fa15974881a.html Critter Chat The Virginia Alliance for Animal Shelters and the Virginia Animal Control Association worked together on a bill during the 2018 General Assembly session that passed both the House of Delegates and the Senate unanimously. SB 571 requires all releasing agencies… Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:08:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/53a87358-431a-11e8-ba03-4f15aba41177 /opinion/article_53a87358-431a-11e8-ba03-4f15aba41177.html By PAULETTE DEAN Danville Humane Society Executive Director ‘Little stack of splinters’ is gone, but memories will endure As I sit down at my laptop on this Monday afternoon, throughout our community people are trying to put order back into their lives after Sunday afternoon’s storm rocked the very foundation those lives are based on. As for me,… Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:27:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/ce1b43a2-4303-11e8-8cca-8f1e75d433e3 /opinion/article_ce1b43a2-4303-11e8-8cca-8f1e75d433e3.html Doss attacks private education To the editor, Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:14:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/53c681f8-3d8a-11e8-b5b8-eb1a4973b91b /opinion/article_53c681f8-3d8a-11e8-b5b8-eb1a4973b91b.html Kentuck Solar Farm now serving Danville To the Editor Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:11:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/e5a0e27c-3d89-11e8-82fd-bb05386ec957 /opinion/article_e5a0e27c-3d89-11e8-82fd-bb05386ec957.html Middle School Sports: ‘It’s now or never’ When Gate City and John Marshall claimed state basketball championships in the respective 2A and 3A classes last month, certainly a major factor in claiming the state titles was superb talent. Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:24:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/1dd2cbc6-3d83-11e8-b46f-1799db8965f5 /opinion/article_1dd2cbc6-3d83-11e8-b46f-1799db8965f5.html PATHS, honoring the ACA’s 8th year To the editor, Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:23:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/2439ccba-381c-11e8-bca0-63729af008cb /opinion/article_2439ccba-381c-11e8-bca0-63729af008cb.html Graves for Danville Public School Board To the editor, Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:20:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/c05cea9c-381b-11e8-a19c-c34afb2811fe /opinion/article_c05cea9c-381b-11e8-a19c-c34afb2811fe.html The power outage in the snow If you ask any Tunstall coach what the ideal lineman should be like, the majority of them would say Tanner Bray. For the past few season, Bray has been a key member of the Trojans offensive and defensive line. But… Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:22:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/ef846dc2-381b-11e8-8e1e-2b75d39496f6 /opinion/article_ef846dc2-381b-11e8-8e1e-2b75d39496f6.html By CAROLYN WINSTEAD BAGLEY Special to the Star-Tribune Like him or loathe him, Tiger is good for the tour “If we have a Tiger Woods healthy, much like Phil (Mickelson), the barometer is going to hit that degree that we haven’t seen in a while, especially with the talent of those mid-twenty somethings.” Wed, 04 Apr 2018 08:27:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/6556f542-3803-11e8-bd6f-4b4345823cae /opinion/article_6556f542-3803-11e8-bd6f-4b4345823cae.html Proposed budget meeting helps everyone Dear Editor: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:44:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/b811b6e0-32af-11e8-812b-77beffa423ca /opinion/article_b811b6e0-32af-11e8-812b-77beffa423ca.html Hawkings’ philosophy questioned after his passing To the Editor: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:46:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/ede054e8-32af-11e8-8174-9f6ce2ce664e /opinion/article_ede054e8-32af-11e8-8174-9f6ce2ce664e.html The jugglers and clowns all did tricks for you To the Editor: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:46:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/03f81dce-32b0-11e8-b168-e3a2c5e557c7 /opinion/article_03f81dce-32b0-11e8-b168-e3a2c5e557c7.html Disarming America, a communist movement? To the Editor: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:47:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/163b4330-32b0-11e8-b7c4-13174d260944 /opinion/article_163b4330-32b0-11e8-b7c4-13174d260944.html Shot clock a crock for HS basketball Many times over the years in preparing my team for a game, I refer back to the writings of the late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith. In his book, Multiple Offenses and Defenses, Smith comments on the subject of… Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:28:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/2e515e5a-3283-11e8-94d3-d3b52b48fc39 /opinion/article_2e515e5a-3283-11e8-94d3-d3b52b48fc39.html Daylight Savings Time is unconstitutional To the Editor, Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:13:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/f703ed74-2d3b-11e8-82b3-0bd3db8a4294 /opinion/article_f703ed74-2d3b-11e8-82b3-0bd3db8a4294.html County Connection One of our core responsibilities as a County, and as taxpaying citizens, is to provide for the education of our children. A comprehensive public education prepares today’s youth for tomorrow’s workforce; it provides a foundation for each child’s productive participation… Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:14:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/120cc30c-2d3c-11e8-b12d-5fe1b2fef858 /opinion/article_120cc30c-2d3c-11e8-b12d-5fe1b2fef858.html By DAVID SMITHERMAN Pittsylvania County Administrator Do voters believe debt will go away for free? To the Editor, Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:16:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/5f3d6406-2d3c-11e8-bca6-6f1aabf3b181 /opinion/article_5f3d6406-2d3c-11e8-bca6-6f1aabf3b181.html Critter Chat During a very dramatic staff meeting seven years ago, we named an umbrella cockatoo “Buddy,” even though some staff members thought it was too ordinary a name for such an extraordinary bird. I was one of those people. However, other… Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:17:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/75eb7544-2d3c-11e8-b9bb-4770232a4cb3 /opinion/article_75eb7544-2d3c-11e8-b9bb-4770232a4cb3.html By PAULETTE DEAN Danville Area Humane Society ‘David put his hand in the bag and took out a stone…’ ‘David put his hand in the bag and took out a stone…’ 1 Samuel 17:49 Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:19:00 -0400 /tncms/asset/editorial/d6f8e6c0-2d12-11e8-98c1-7fc9c0842f31 /opinion/article_d6f8e6c0-2d12-11e8-98c1-7fc9c0842f31.html