South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
01/18/17 - 8:35 am
A newly reprised, 5-4 majority on the Mecklenburg County School Board voted Tuesday night in favor of building a single consolidated school complex to replace Bluestone and Park View high…
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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
09/28/16 - 6:24 am > Tom's Column
There are a million ways you can dissect Donald Trump’s disastrous debate performance Monday night.
09/15/16 - 5:33 am > Tom's Column
It was quite a nice surprise to pick up the Halifax County Historical Society’s new book, “An Architectural History of Halifax County, Virginia“ and see our family’s South Boston residence listed on page 256: “The West-McLaughlin home.” Never heard it referred to that way before; wow. It reminded me of the moment in the Charlie Brown Christmas Special when Pig-Pen tells Lucy Van Pelt to show some respect because that could be the dirt of Nebuchudnezzar swirling around his person. Even our beagles are impressed. They’ve used the bathroom indoors only once this week.
09/14/16 - 7:36 am > Tom's Column
It’s hard to believe sometimes, but Mecklenburg County appears to be finally ready to move forward with the construction of new schools — provided that the powers-that-be don’t screw everything up.
09/08/16 - 5:40 am > Tom's Column
It’s been awhile since we checked in on the presidential race. Maybe now might be a good time? We are past Labor Day, after all.
09/01/16 - 3:45 pm > Tom's Column
It’s always great fun whenever The New York Times or some other bigfoot media operation sends a reporter down from the big city to check out life in the local honey hole.