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Recently, forty-four Sea Serpent swim team members from the YMCA of South Boston/Halifax County traveled to the Salem YMCA to participate in the PYSA Swimming Championships against 10 other YMCA…
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03/05/14 - 8:47 am > Tom's Column
Does mere chance drive events in this world? Or do things happen for a reason? This week, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe briefly turned from his No. 1 priority since taking office — pushing Medicaid expansion through the General Assembly — to put in a request for records from the Virginia Tobacco Commission. It seems the new governor is on a fact-finding mission to determine if the leaf commission has been successful at revitalizing Virginia’s traditional tobacco-growing regions. Hmm.
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02/26/14 - 8:16 am > Tom's Column
Four weeks into the Duke Energy coal ash spill in Eden, N.C., new information continues to emerge about the likely damage to the Dan River, which of course flows into Buggs Island Lake and Lake Gaston here in Mecklenburg County.
02/19/14 - 8:29 am > Tom's Column
Everyone nowadays is so into making lists, I feel like I should contribute to the genre.
02/12/14 - 8:03 am > Tom's Column
In the aftermath of a massive coal ash spill this week on the Dan River, it’s not too hard to see why government officials would be keen to avoid words and deeds that might stoke undue fear among the public.
02/05/14 - 7:53 am > Tom's Column
A couple of weeks ago, your faithful columnist felt compelled to quote liberally from Senator Frank Ruff’s weekly column in this newspaper to highlight just how gosh-awful his agenda is with the General Assembly currently in session.
01/30/14 - 9:13 am > Tom's Column
The Virginia legislature is in session, which means confusion is in the air, sorta like the five-day weather forecast. Case in point: Sunday hunting. It appears that the prohibition is headed on the way out, although anything is possible, I suppose, after the House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly this week to ditch Virginia’s one-day hunting ban, shared by only six other states.