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South Boston council holds work session this afternoon

Raab named South Boston finance director

Water plant garners CDC quality award


Comet swimmers claim district titles





Fight club

I can’t speak for anyone else, obviously, but this month’s dust-up among county supervisors has me feeling like a real dope — and I’m not even a member of the board.

Pivot Point

Long summer days call for not such long thoughts:

Aprés vous ... non!

Knee-jerk reactions aside, in theory there’s nothing wrong with public officials seeking to improve their performance through the pursuit of worldly knowledge — and if that means taking a trip to Akron for a exciting best practices conference or skipping off to Florida for a weekend of fun, sun and professional collaboration, so be it.

Summer cleaning

This is the time of year when we say goodbye not only to graduates who are departing the Mecklenburg County school system but also to the teachers, administrators and other staff who are retiring or leaving for other reasons. Amid the warm glow of this week’s commencement services, the hard work of these staff members should not be overlooked. Running a classroom, a school or a school division is no easy thing, and we’re lucky to have many capable people in the system who strive diligently to do right by our children — day after day.

Senator for sale

Unexpected assignment

A few weeks ago, Park View High School Principal Ben Taylor called with a question: Would I be interested in speaking this year at the Park View Senior Awards Day?

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