South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
01/23/17 - 8:22 am
01/20/17 - 8:26 am
A Nathalie man has been charged with first degree murder after a 44-year-old woman was fatally shot outside of an Epperson Trail residence on Wednesday night.
01/19/17 - 7:28 am
Jennings pleads guilty to second degree murder
01/23/17 - 8:45 am
Soar past Tunstall 81-41
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01/11/17 - 8:15 am > Tom's Column
After spending three hours on the phone Monday with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield — strike that, 10 minutes on the phone with a pair of real live Anthem representatives, the rest of the time was spent on hold — it occurs to me that now is as good a time as any to broach the subject of Obamacare repeal. Hey, nearly-universal, pain-in-the-rear health care was great while it lasted! We hardly knew ye.
News & Record
12/15/16 - 7:41 am > Tom's Column
In this business it’s important to know what you don’t know and try to adapt accordingly.
12/14/16 - 7:55 am > Tom's Column
Be glad for good news as we finish out the year: improvements are likely to be forthcoming for Mecklenburg County school facilities.
11/30/16 - 8:25 am > Tom's Column
The toughest conflicts to resolve are often asymmetrical in nature, where one side is willing to abide by basic standards of honesty and fair play, the other side is not, and the spoils of victory end up going to the cheaters.
11/16/16 - 8:04 am > Tom's Column
It was a minor moment in an otherwise tumultuous campaign, but a week and a half before Election Day I ventured out to snap a photo at a Republican rally in South Boston. (Yes, I do try to get out and about.) Among the party faithful in attendance was a former county supervisor in Halifax. While serving on the Board of Supervisors, he earned a reputation as an establishment-bashing gadfly and critic of the local Industrial Development Authority. Not surprisingly, behind perhaps only Donald Trump and now-GOP Congressman-elect Tom Garrett, the subject of new jobs for the community was paramount on his mind.
11/10/16 - 7:34 am > Tom's Column
Now comes the moment in the life of our republic when we set aside the divisiveness and rancor of a hard-fought election and rally together as one America, except that’s not really going to happen, as we all know. In checking around folks’ social media pages and picking up bits and pieces of conversation since Tuesday’s vote, it comes as no surprise to hear people express a yearning for a return to normalcy. Too bad. Tuesday proved there is no such thing.