posted by Jon Barela
September 13 2010, 7:00 AM
Barela for Congress Campaign Ad
Many people remember the Southside Virginia of thirty years ago: the bustling commerce of the cities and the courthouse towns, the busy tobacco warehouses, and the landmark textile and furniture factories that manufactured the finest products in the world and provided to our people good jobs for generations.
However, during the last thirty years, the good people of Southside Virginia have witnessed this prosperity decline and have felt the losses of thousands of jobs and thriving businesses. It has been our greatest challenge to adapt to these economic realities and to rebuild our economy here at home and across the...Read More