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Letters From Leton: 276 for 130

Numbers can tell many things. For example, what exactly does 276 for 130 mean anyway? Is it $276.00 for 130 somethings? Or 276 for $130.00? Last Friday we had our Annual Read Virginia day at Wise Primary. At the end of the event, several of our folks stayed behind to hand out books, pencils, coloring… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Twenty-Four Hours

In the early 2000s, 24 was a top-rated TV show. The protagonist, Jack Bauer, was a federal agent whose job usually came down to saving America and protecting the President from attacks and terrorism attempts often involving high explosives (like an atomic bomb). To complicate matters, Jack had to do all of this in 24… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Sweet As Tupelo Honey!

Besides being a Van Morrison song title, how much do you know about Tupelo honey?  Tupelo honey is produced by honeybees who collect the unusual nectar from Ogeechee Tupelo trees in the remote wetlands of Georgia and Florida. The honey has an unusually high fructose to glucose ratio. This quality allows the energy in honey… Read more »