South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
03/22/17 - 6:30 am
Supervisors push back at $20 million request for outdated buildings
03/22/17 - 6:28 am
Tommy Brankley, ED-8 rep, dies at 85
03/22/17 - 6:06 am
Test scores no longer enough for approval
03/23/17 - 5:24 am
- More A&E
03/15/17 - 7:53 am > Tom's Column
Okay students, test time is up. Put down your pencils and turn in your work. Well, whaddaya know — your grades are back already. Let’s see how everyone did.
News & Record
06/26/13 - 5:56 am > Tom's Column
A gas price war has broken out in our quiet little town. Is that necessarily a good thing?
06/12/13 - 6:38 am > Tom's Column
A moment for major anniversaries has arrived: next Wednesday, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative will observe its 75th birthday when the membership gathers in Chase City for the co-op’s annual picnic and business meeting. Might there be a lesson for the present in the achievements of the past?
06/06/13 - 7:27 am > Tom's Column
Every once in a while in this business you’ll find yourself lacing up your shoelaces to chase down a story that’s already traveled halfway around the world, and you realize the rumor mill only churns faster in this age of social media and the Internet.
06/05/13 - 5:45 am > Tom's Column
Might it be time, after considering the sundry accusations hurled at Superintendent of Schools James Thornton, for a moment of reflection, if not reevaluation?
05/30/13 - 6:09 am > Tom's Column
I had the great honor two years ago of speaking to high school graduates in South Hill for their senior awards day ceremony. Without going back and re-reading my speech, I recall fairly strongly that the subtext was a plea for young people to pay no mind to the nonsensical bleatings of their elders. Two years on, with all that’s happened in the world, the level of nonsense remains little abated, though life, as ever, marches onward.