Jesse Jackson

Last Word on snow cones, Sept. 21

Last Word on snow cones, Sept. 21

Historical marker

It's nice that the state historical society placed a marker on Route 60 for the Norge station. It's a shame they put in behind the bushes at the Sentara lab there so you can't see it.

Teacher pay

An additional comment on teacher pay: Remember, a teaching job is not a nine to five, Monday to Friday job. Teachers have to spend their evenings and weekends grading papers and preparing lesson plans. Additionally, in order to keep their certification up, they have to constantly take classes to upgrade their education. Those are either done in summer school or online, which takes almost as much time as grading papers every...