South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
05/21/15 - 6:34 am
Making good on a vow he made at the May meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, David Smith said Monday that he and group of concerned citizens have…
05/21/15 - 6:32 am
05/21/15 - 6:30 am
Sheriff Fred S. Clark formally announced Tuesday he will seek a second term as Halifax County Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election.
05/21/15 - 6:56 am
Halifax County High School will host four Conference 16 games in three sports Friday.
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05/21/15 - 6:19 am > Tom's Column
Life is a long, winding road … with debris deposited along the way. Let’s scoop up our share:
News & Record
10/20/11 - 7:02 am > Tom's Column
Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And a POTUS too.
10/19/11 - 7:24 am > Tom's Column
Ladies and gentlemen, the President of the United States —
10/06/11 - 7:00 am > Tom's Column
Someone — singular or plural — has been going to town this week on the News & Record’s website (sovanow.com), posting comments suggesting that Nancy Pool should be ousted from the Chamber of Commerce and escorted out of town, among random other bits o’ foolishness. Free speech, gotta love it. Another post caught my eye: “Since this is a government-owned and run-county fair, how much is this costing us? And it is great that Halifax can still tax enough people to have county fairs in the Great Recession. Circuses for the people while Rome burns...”
10/05/11 - 6:35 am > Tom's Column
The latest job numbers are in, and the good news is that Mecklenburg County is faring slightly better than its neighbors in terms of overall employment and the number of out-of-work residents.
09/29/11 - 6:49 am > Tom's Column
After a slight turn for the better, the Halifax County jobs scene has drawn once again into zombie territory, dark and grim and riveting in a brain-eating sort of way. At last check the local jobless rate had risen back above 11 percent, putting Halifax just behind woeful Henry atop the list of Virginia counties that qualify as employment dead zones.