South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
09/15/14 - 6:57 am
New member, Sam Knapp, takes seat
09/12/14 - 5:36 pm
The defendant, Michael Waddle, was convicted of three counts, including felony animal cruelty in the brutal beating death of Noodles, a pet hound.
09/11/14 - 6:34 am
09/15/14 - 7:24 am
Sellers secured the track championship with fourth-place and second-place finishes in Saturday night’s pair of 75-lap late model races at SBS.
- More A&E
09/10/14 - 6:19 am > Tom's Column
Looking back at the disaster that was the Bob and Maureen defense strategy, the obvious question that presents itself is both vexingly complex and laughably simple: Why?
News & Record
02/10/11 - 9:27 am > Tom's Column
The last time I sat down for a conversation with Betty Bane, the daughter of a mutual friend had just gotten married in Halifax and the wedding reception was in full swing and, well …. Betty had important business on her mind. She wanted me to help her out with something. (It had to do with the sidewalk benches in downtown Halifax; the details of the conversation are unimportant). Her “plea,” was, of course, totally unnecessary — I would no sooner say no to Betty Bane than fly a hang glider off a mountaintop during a hurricane. Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy made a statement in the wake of Betty’s death on Tuesday describing her as a “force of nature.” Funny, that was my first thought, too.
02/09/11 - 8:50 am > Tom's Column
Thinking back on all the times I used to call up Lew Parker to chat up legislative business with this key General Assembly player from so many years ago, one word leaps to mind: powerful.
01/27/11 - 9:06 am > Tom's Column
So the Halifax County Service Authority says it’ll save money over the long haul by constructing a new home rather than renting one or, God forbid, staying put at the county administration building. It’s the old penny-wise, pound-foolish argument, aimed at those who would accuse the HCSA of empire building at the expense of its customers.
01/26/11 - 8:20 am > Tom's Column
For his next act, will Earl Horne don a velvet dinner jacket and belt out a jazz tune or two?
01/20/11 - 9:51 am > Tom's Column
It's time once again for the Pop Quiz of the Future, our annual crystal ball gazing exercise wherein we manage to miss the biggest stories that will unfold during any given year - leave those to Nancy Grace - at the same time we aim to incite a few giggles along the way. Our goal is to amuse if not necessarily to inform.