Columns & Opinions
While reading news accounts in this newspaper of Blackstone Town Council and Nottoway Board of Supervisors meetings, the thought came to me that at least some of those elected to public office aren’t aware of what Thomas Jefferson had to say about government.
Former Fort Pickett Commander, Col. Tom Wilkinson of Blackstone, is shown above in last week’s USA Today publication with former Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Richard Myers (left). Wilkinson is shown at right in Afghanistan. Published photos of retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Gail Black, also of Blackstone, are shown below in the HONOR, the newspaper’s special edition on Veterans’ Affairs.
Not one but two Blackstone residents were featured last week in a national tribute to veterans published by USA Today.
The Courier-Record reached-out Friday to the Chairmen of both the Nottoway Democratic and Republic Parties and asked three questions about the Nov. 3rd elections. Here’s the response from Nottoway GOP Chairman Bill Outlaw.
The Courier-Record reached-out Friday to the Chairmen of both the Nottoway Democratic and Republic Parties and asked three questions about the Nov. 3rd elections. Here’s the response from Nottoway Democratic Chairman Thomas Crews.
Almost one year ago, I introduced a resolution to the Nottoway County Board of Supervisors to adopt Nullification of Unconstitutional Laws and Create a County Militia.
More distressing than young folks’ lack of skill in money management is their lack of respect for the flag and an appreciation for what so many Americans have died.
The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, established in 1886 as “a mission for colored people in the town of Blacks and Whites,” is seen in the background of this photograph from a 1906 publication of Hoge Memorial Military Academy -- the precursor to Blackstone Military Academy.
Nottoway Supervisors were assured Thursday night by County Administrator Ronnie Roark that a state fire marshal is satisfied with the County’s corrective actions after 63 violations were cited in v
I want to address the Nottoway County Republican Chairman’s untruthful and incoherent attack on our election system, public safety rules, and the Democrats of Nottoway County.
Elect Queen in District Five
Is it time for a change?
Should different people take on the responsibilities as representatives?
I am saddened but not surprised by actions of leftist Democrats in Nottoway County.
SICK OF IT (COVID-19)
Two Blackstone men who contributed many hours to the Boy Scouts were recognized in Sept. 1980 with plaques for service from 1965-1980. Plaques were presented by Raymond Washington in the presence of other Scout leaders. Recipients were Eugene Claiborne (FRONT LEFT) and Richard Florence (right center with plaque). Others present in background from left: Rev. George Oliver, Willie Scott, Harry Fowlkes, George Epps, Thomas Taylor, Edith Winn, and Hazel Fowlkes.