Jul 25, 2014
The Washington Post
A town that blocked child immigrants reflects, with and without regrets
Town residents listen during a presentation by federal officials involved in the placement of immigrant children at St Paul's College in Lawrenceville, Va., on June 19. The program is on hold pending comments from local residents LAWRENCEVILLE, Va.
Sense of responsibility for refugees has waned
For those of us who remember the Cuban Mariel boatlift in 1980, the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border is hauntingly similar.
Emporia Church Fire
Emporia, VA _ Crews from the Emporia, Jarrett, and Lawrenceville fire departments were needed to help battle a Saturday morning blaze at Calvary Baptist Church in Emporia.
The Big Apple
"Throw away the fish, eat the plank"
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.
Hurt Discusses Immigration Reform On Schilling Show
Local Congressman Robert Hurt is glad a federal agency did an about-face, and abandoned plans to relocate young undocumented aliens to Brunswick County.