I love Lake Gaston and the Lake Gaston region. I want nothing more than for this region to grow and prosper. We all face the same challenges, and we all have similar attributes. There is much we can learn and much we can do by communicating with one another and working together.
Four hundred years ago the first Virginia General Assembly met in Jamestown, the oldest continuous legislative body in the new world. For eighty years they continued to meet in Jamestown; then another 81 years in Williamsburg. In 1780, then-Governor Thomas Jefferson convinced the General Ass…
Editor’s note: Columnist Frank Newell is on temporary leave. Until he returns, we will reprint submissions from our archives. The following is reprinted from March 2006.
Happy New Year, Lake Gaston! What are some of the resolutions you made for 2019? I love making resolutions and usually make the same ones each year. I think resolutions are just a re-commitment to breaking bad habits and working toward good ones.