Opinion pieces from city leaders and local experts on a variety of topics.

Seniors: Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death

By Cindy Leach Schelhorn “My grandma has dementia. She can’t read or play with us like she used to. It makes me sad. I want...

Seniors: Decluttering is a vital step for healthy aging

By Lindsay Hutter Ask an adult age 55 or older what the key steps to healthy aging are, and you likely will hear responses such...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: We must...

Summer is a time for travel and exploration, so my family and I recently engaged in quality family time to follow the civil rights...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Time wasters

Our lives are congested under the best of circumstances. We’re constantly stressed to accomplish what’s on our plates. The last things we need are...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: New laws taking effect in Virginia

Every year, in January and February, Virginia’s General Assembly meets to debate and enact changes to the Code of Virginia. Any bills that are...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Erroneous zones

Who among us hasn’t spent sleepless nights or agitated days stewing over something someone said, or something you inferred, that you realize later you...