South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
05/02/16 - 7:47 am
Voting tomorrow in South Boston, Scottsburg for council, mayoral positions
05/02/16 - 7:45 am
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05/02/16 - 8:33 am
- More A&E
04/27/16 - 7:19 am > Tom's Column
It truly is sad to realize that one of America’s two major political parties is on the verge of nominating a bigoted, loud-mouthed bankruptcy artist for president and all that GOP pooh-bahs can do about it is bleat like little sheep
News & Record
12/31/15 - 6:50 am > Tom's Column
The year 2015 was strange; 2016 threatens to be downright insane. Let’s take a peak into the asylum.
12/10/15 - 7:50 am > Tom's Column
The definition of a serious problem is one that happens to you.
12/09/15 - 7:47 am > Tom's Column
Last month, reader Josh Lambert of South Hill submitted a letter to our Viewpoint column that wins the Best-of-Year award as far as I’m concerned. Lambert’s plea for less hysteria and greater compassion in considering the plight of Syria refugees fleeing ISIS was well-reasoned and courageous amid the fearmongering that raged in the aftermath of the Paris attacks — and continues apace.
04/13/16 - 6:39 am > Tom's Column
Occasionally in my wanderings around the area someone will ask, “Why don’t you write more about the presidential campaign?” Sheesh. Some people really are gluttons for punishment. Let’s see what else we can do for a living:
04/06/16 - 6:52 am > Tom's Column
That moment when the pots start flying and the knives come out and people are screaming at each other in misapprehension and fear — that’s also the moment when certain truths are told. It doesn’t matter that these truths tend to be ones you’ll regret letting pass from your lips the next day. Deep down inside, how you feel is how you feel, although deep down inside is also where such thoughts are probably best left. Truth and reconciliation? Not really all that compatible, actually.