South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
08/26/15 - 7:01 am
Groundbreaking for 70-bed VCU-CMH facility slated at 73-acre building site
08/26/15 - 6:55 am
08/26/15 - 6:45 am
Back when tobacco, the “golden leaf” of Virginia was a celebrated crop, and tobacco auctions were a festive occasion, no one was more celebrated than the market auctioneer.
08/27/15 - 6:18 am
Coach, team will leave the talking for the field
- More A&E
08/27/15 - 5:50 am > Tom's Column
So: How many more times are we going to tell ourselves that nothing could have been done to prevent a gun tragedy?
News & Record
06/18/15 - 7:06 am > Tom's Column
Maybe it’s just the heat, but the world sure does feel unglued these days.
06/11/15 - 6:26 am > Tom's Column
A couple of weeks ago, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors convened for a regular monthly meeting and board members refrained from their usual moaning and kvetching. (For the supervisors this year, this seemed like a first.) To the extent any ill will was evident in the room, it mostly arose from the audience. A sore point was the state of the county’s roads. People have a right to complain.
06/10/15 - 5:10 am > Tom's Column
It’s amazing how calm everything seems to get during transitional periods— in Mecklenburg’s case, the pause between Jim Thornton’s departure for Isle of Wight County and the hiring of a new school superintendent to take his place. One suspects the School Board will set aside its fussin’ and fightin’ long enough to quickly lay the groundwork for a new superintendent search (although a School Board meeting this week to consider a consultant had to be cancelled for the lack of a quorum.)
06/04/15 - 6:19 am > Tom's Column
In case you missed it: A peaceful, easy feeling settled over the Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday night.
05/27/15 - 6:03 am > Tom's Column
I guess the time was never too far distant to talk about Jim Thornton’s legacy as Superintendent of Mecklenburg County Schools.