Tag: robert e. lee

David Swanson: Understanding Robert E. Lee supporters

A message to those who consider it disgraceful to have a giant statue of Robert E. Lee in the middle of Charlottesville.


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Good riddance to Robert E. Lee

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the city of Charlottesville, Va., city council has voted to remove an imposing statue of Robert E. Lee.


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Gabrielle Sansom: When I grow up

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Everyone gets asked this overwhelming question at some point in their life.


Lee’s Lasting Vision is new exhibition at Lee Chapel and Museum in Lexington

“150 Years Later: Lee’s Lasting Vision,” Lee Chapel and Museum’s new changing exhibition, will mark the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s inauguration as the 11th president of Washington College, which took place on Oct. 2, 1865.


2015 Local High School Football Schedules

Complete 2015 high school football schedules for Buffalo Gap, Fort Defiance, Riverheads, Robert E. Lee, Stuarts Draft, Waynesboro and Wilson Memorial.


Robert E. Lee High School holds blood drive

Robert E. Lee High School’s Key Club and National Honor Society organized a blood drive on Tuesday.


Goodbye snow, hello make-up days for local students

Now that the snow is over and spring is finally here, it is time to make adjustments to the school calendar.


Robert E. Lee High School dance to raise money for Stop Hunger Now

Robert E. Lee High School’s Key Club and National Honor Society are coming together to stop hunger now in a fun way.


University choir to perform at R.E. Lee

The Kentucky State University Concert Choir will be performing a general assembly for the students at Robert E. Lee High School on Monday, March 11, at 9 a.m.


Lee-Jackson Open House at Plumb House in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Heritage Foundation’s Battle of Waynesboro Committee is holding an Open House at the Plumb House Museum in honor of Robert E. Lee and Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 from 1-4 p.m.


David Cox: WWLD?

Column by David Cox Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell surely raised a ruckus by declaring April to be “Confederate History Month.” Reviving a practice begun only in 1997 by Gov. George Allen and then foresworn by his two predecessors, he initially omitted any mention of slavery. After hitting all the national […]


David Reynolds | What would Lee do?

What would Robert Edward Lee do if he were still president of a small college in Virginia and he had a problem with his students? The problem? Students were drinking in excess. In short, they were getting drunk. And seriously hurting themselves and others.