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Investigation ongoing in Oct. 10 shooting in downtown South Hill

Two years, two months to make up in 180 days

A daunting task to bring students up to speed after long absence

Discipline issues grab spotlight on Halifax County School Board

HCHS principal pushes back at rumors as trustees spar over high school; board votes to hire officers for Comet games

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Comet girls get first cross country win of season


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Terrible choices

There’s an exception to prove every rule, which goes for reporting as much it does for everything else in the world.

Get out the shovel

There’s so much risible nonsense pumped into the public sphere on a second-by-second basis that attempting to correct the record is a task of Sisyphean proportions, but sometimes all you can do is put on wading boots and clean up the muck as best you can.

Get out the shovel

There’s so much risible nonsense pumped into the public sphere on a second-by-second basis that attempting to correct the record is a task of Sisyphean proportions, but sometimes all you can do is put on wading boots and clean up the muck as best you can.

Dare we hope

The Joint Facilities Committee of the Halifax County School Board and Board of Supervisors met Tuesday to try and work out a solution to our high school problem.

This and that

A minor kerfuffle has broken out on our Commentary page over the past few weeks, involving observations made by yours truly about the end of the U.S. military’s involvement in Afghanistan, which was followed by a reader who wrote an angry letter in response, then a counterpoint letter from another reader, and now a counter-counterpoint letter from our first commentator, and it all has to end somewhere. Thanks to all for participating, and now it’s time to move on, as they say.

This week

At times like these, a good maxim to keep in mind — not perfect, but pretty good — is that people who know typically don’t talk, and people who talk generally don’t know.

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