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South Boston council meets this afternoon

Multi-tasking Witch is Wicked

Becky Forhlinger is talented performer.

Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

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Clarksville, South Hill Minors start strong


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Perspectives of time

You can’t move fast enough to keep up with the headlines these days. Still, a keen sense of the here-and-now never hurt anyone, especially in the marketing and advertising business. How about a new promotional campaign to draw tourists to the Lake Country? NO SHARKS, NO WORRIES. Fortunes have been made with less.

The lost chapter

Staunton’s assistant city manager, Jim Halasz, was tapped as Halifax County Administrator on a unanimous 7-0 vote by the Board of Supervisors Monday night. Halasz (pronounced “Hallas,” with a silent z) will begin his duties in the county on Monday, July 9. —The News & Record, June 28, 2012

Warfare, real and imagined

The Marines will be making touchdown Saturday at South Boston Speedway and the Halifax County Fairgrounds, part of a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) urban training exercise to prepare for tasks ranging from combat operations to search-and-rescue missions.

All eyes on the water

Maybe the news isn’t quite as thick as the pollen nowadays, but there’s still plenty of activity out there to sift through. Let’s take a sniff:

Order of the day

You gotta love this observation from Fifth District Rep. Robert Hurt: “I am advocating for policies and a discourse in Washington that follow the example that … state and local officials set in their roles.” Say, has anyone noticed our congressman setting foot in Halifax County lately?

The audacity of nope

Get out your nun costumes, everyone, and let’s sing along:

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