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A time to remember

Monday is Memorial Day, a fine opportunity to reflect on why we honor those who gave up their lives for our nation. It is also a time to think about those who currently serve and those who have served in the past. 

PAULA I. BRYANT: Stamp out hunger

Here’s an invitation to help fight in the war on hunger this Saturday when area letter carriers wage the 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign — the nation’s largest annual single-day food drive.

PAULA I. BRYANT: This 'n that

Anyone who has traveled along Highway 58 near the Industrial Park area may have wondered what is going in that 20-acre field surrounded by orange fencing. Well, it seems our little neck of the woods has been selected as an open-air storage area for a gas pipeline expansion coming through the county.

PAULA BRYANT: A difficult weekend

Two terrible events that simultaneously played out over the weekend left many of our finest law enforcement, firefighters, rescue and EMS personnel drained and asking why?

PAULA I. BRYANT: Eat Vidalia onions, fund an education

Members of the Hyco Road Ruritan Club are selling Vidalia Onions to promote higher education through our Frazier Pool Memorial Scholarship Fund.

PAULA I. BRYANT: Tax day looms

The dreaded day is next Tuesday. 

PAULA I. BRYANT: Arrive alive

What happens to drivers on the weekend around here? It starts on Friday afternoons when normal, sane, otherwise careful drivers seem to lose it as they try to get to their destinations in a break-neck hurry.

PAULA BRYANT: Saturday: opening day for trails

Hopefully the last round of snow and ice is behind us, and our thoughts can turn to budding trees, colorful spring flowers, birds, bees and trails.

PAULA BRYANT: Girl Scout cookies and potholes

It’s your last chance to buy Girl Scout cookies to support local girls. Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline will be selling their cookies until March 31.