The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

Election do-over raises hackles

South Boston reverses move to November voting; Wyatt-Younger wins bid for vice mayor

South Boston sets aside cigarette tax decision for 90 days

Four more metal detectors deployed at HCHS, HCMS


Sports

Dixie Boys 2-0 in state action


Community


Opinion


A&E

News

Mecklenburg > Mecklenburg Education

Students from outside Mecklenburg County will pay more

Out-of-county students will continue to have access to a Mecklenburg County education next year, but will pay more for the privilege.

Buckhorn community vents its frustrations

South Boston News
County supervisor Bill Blalock drew applause by calling Dr. James Thornton the “superintendent who came here from Timbuktu.”

With both words and numbers, speakers at Wednesday’s School Board public input session attacked a proposal to close Buckhorn Elementary School at the end of the school year.

BUCKHORN OF A DILEMMA

South Boston News
Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton meets with members of the Buckhorn school community Monday night at the embattled school. (Alta LeCompte photo)
Mecklenburg County's superintendent of schools on Monday invited Buckhorn parents to embrace his county-wide vision for tackling a budget crisis, operating more efficiently, attracting and retaining staff, and updating school facilities.

State Police respond to Mecklenburg County trustees suit

Virginia State Police have filed a response to a Nov. 8 order by a Richmond City Circuit judge denying their request for the dismissal of a suit filed against them by five current and former members of the Mecklenburg County School Board.

Supes: Dim view of Buckhorn plan

Supervisor William Blalock, the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors’ anti-tax champion, is preparing to do battle against Mecklenburg’s superintendent of schools, who has proposed closing Buckhorn Elementary to save $1 million next year.

BLACK FRIDAY

South Boston News
Buckhorn Elementary staff told of plans to shut down school; Thornton cites budget pressure for schools

School community’s reaction is swift, skeptical and defiant

The Buckhorn Elementary School PTA at parents’ night on Monday garnered about 150 signatures on a petition stating their opposition to closing the school.

• Page 58 of 65 pages « First  <  56 57 58 59 60 >  Last »


Classified Advertising

Buy and sell items in News & Record classifieds.