A sharp increase of 3,793 new cases in Virginia’s daily report Saturday was partly catching on a backlog and may also be part of increases from those who ignored warnings about travel on Thanksgiving.
It would be nice to begin 2021 with hope and anticipation. Yeah, it would be, but…
With cases rising at record rates, too many still ignore simple safety precautions like wearing masks and distance socially.
My grandfather, Army private Walter McPeak, fought in the trenches of Europe in World War I. He made it home, lived a full life, and died at the VA Hospital in Salem in 1976. My father, Navy Electrician’s Mate 1st Class William D. Thompson, Sr., fought in the Pacific in World War II and stood, […]
At lunch this week with a longtime newspaper friend, he admitted wondering how much longer he might be able to work in the profession that has defined most of our lives for so many years. “I’m 59,” he said. ‘I hope I can last a few more years before being forced into early retirement.” Early […]