We, as Republicans who revere Mr. Jefferson’s passion for liberty, should also share his zeal for maintaining, supporting, and constantly improving a high-quality public education system.
On this Day of Remembrance, rather than politicizing tragedy, let’s reflect on the life and final act of devotion of one brave, young Hokie, Cadet Matthew La Porte.
Less than one week since he announced his retirement, the Republican race to replace Del. Lacey Putney is already well underway with three announced candidates.
After nearly 30 years representing the people of Virginia’s 4th House District, Democratic incumbent Joe Johnson announces that he will not run for another term in 2013.
Del. Lacey Putney has caucused with the Republicans since leaving the Democratic Party in 1968. Now, after decades of running as an Independent conservative, Del. Putney says he will run as a Republican should he decide to stand for re-election this fall.
Recognizing teachers as “an essential pillar to developing a world class education system in the Commonwealth,” Gov. Bob McDonnell has declared 2013 “The Year of the Teacher.”
When thieves destroyed a Lynchburg-area church’s 40-year old nativity set, a community could have lost its Christmas spirit and its faith in humanity had it not been for the kindness of an anonymous stranger.
If art is intended to bring people together, why are liberal rockers so upset that conservatives actually find something to like in their music?
President Obama’s visit to Roanoke isn’t the only big event in the city this weekend, but both share something in common.