Take a Little Walk to Save a Memory
NewsAdvance.com / Sat, 06 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0400
There likely is no illness scarier to the average person than Alzheimer’s disease, the memory-robbing, soul-hollowing nightmare that plagues one in eight older Americans today. It is a disease that destroys the individual from the mind out, leaving only a shell of what used to be a person someone, some family, loved and cherished.
What Was Said and Wasn't Said
NewsAdvance.com / Fri, 05 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0400
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama talked a lot ... and we mean a lot ... during Wednesday night’s first of three presidential debates. But whether either man who wants to sit in the Oval Office for the next four years said much is another matter entirely.
Someone in D.C. is Still on the Job
NewsAdvance.com / Thu, 04 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0400
Congress is in recess, with all 435 representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate back home campaigning for re-election. President Obama these days is spending more time in the nine battleground states than in the White House, it seems, trying to fend off Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Youths' Use of Alcohol is Growing
NewsAdvance.com / Wed, 03 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0400
Are parents responsible for the growing number of young drivers arrested for drunken driving in Lynchburg and Campbell County? And if you don’t think those numbers are growing, think again. More than a quarter of Lynchburg’s 262 DUI arrests in 2011 were drivers between 18 and 24 years old.
Masters of inaction in Chatham
GoDanRiver.com / Wed, 03 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0400
The seven members of the Board of Supervisors had a chance Monday night to vote for a resolution to keep Virginia’s ban on uranium mining. That resolution would not have had the force of law, but it would have echoed like thunder across Virginia politics.
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NewsAdvance.com / Tue, 02 Oct 2012 06:00:00 -0400
It is not likely that real estate developers are lining up to pave over the countryside surrounding the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. No major shopping centers have been planned for the area — as much as such a development would be welcome news to the county’s Board of Supervisors.
What Has Happened to Our Civic Discourse?
NewsAdvance.com / Sun, 30 Sep 2012 06:00:00 -0400
Let’s be clear about one thing from the beginning: Politics always has been and always will be tough and not for the faint of heart.
Budget talks begin early in Danville
GoDanRiver.com / Sun, 30 Sep 2012 06:00:00 -0400
We want Danville Public Schools to emerge from this process better able to focus on students in the classroom. If we can keep the focus on what really matters, the community will be able to live with fewer school buildings.
Obama, Goode tied at the hip
GoDanRiver.com / Fri, 28 Sep 2012 06:00:00 -0400
A vote for Virgil Goode for president is a vote for Barack Obama. In a year when the Republican candidate is struggling with a little more than a month remaining before Election Day, any conservative Republican votes that go to Goode will help the president win Virginia.
Are Amherst Schools Being Singled Out?
NewsAdvance.com / Thu, 27 Sep 2012 06:00:00 -0400
With relations between the Amherst County Board of Supervisors and the School Board being something less than cordial these days, the timing of a request by the supervisors for a school efficiency study may be flawed.