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David Reynolds: Paradise lost

Column by David Reynolds Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   Does anyone out there in paradise care about anybody besides themselves? If not, then we have lost a community. We have lost paradise. Over 700 area residents attended the SRO public hearing held last week at the Rockbridge County High School to hear comments on the […]


David Reynolds: Standing for opportunity

Column by David Reynolds Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net    “Where you stand depends upon where you sit,” has eight simple words which explain politics. But it need not. Stands have and will be taken during the discussions over where to cut our local school budgets in these tough fiscal times. Mostly they spring from where […]


Lawmaker Dispatches

Featuring: Randy Forbes, Tom Perriello, Robert Hurt, Kaye Kory Randy Forbes: National Dialogue www.forbes.house.gov Ask a teacher, and they will most likely tell you that one of the quickest ways to kill classroom discussion is for one strong-willed student to monopolize the conversation. A long-winded or uncomfortably impassioned monologue inevitably polarizes viewpoints. Conversation shuts down, […]