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Lambert family rolling in for ‘911 For Justice’ rally Sept. 11

Halifax County kicks off search for courthouse renovator

Initial stage of project starts with zoning permit pending


PATHS community medical center cuts ribbon to celebrate opening


HCDY minors start state tourney with two wins

Halifax had no errors in the field and Jack Morton had the most chances in the field with ten.





A dog’s mark

When you make it your business to write about politics, as I typically do in this space, it’s easy to lose sight of the plain fact that for many, the daily headlines have no bite. It’s all just a bunch of hullabaloo. Other subjects get people’s blood pressure up. Let’s take an example: pit bulls.

Mr. Mulligan

Before going any further, here’s a philosophical question: How exactly is that whole “Now I’m going to undo the damage I’ve done” business supposed to work anyway?

Lessons lost

There are issues that are practically guaranteed to bring out the inner fuddy-duddy in just about anyone. The career trajectory of former Disney TV starlets offers one such example. The education of our children is another.

And they’re off

Some days it’s best to just run up the white flag and concede that anonymous comments scribbled on the far reaches of the Internet can be pithier, by far, than most of the op-ed verbiage cranked out by paid scribes. To wit, this gem: “The fact that Terry McAuliffe represents everything that’s wrong with today’s Democratic Party would make me tempted not to vote for him … except for the fact that his opponent represents everything that’s wrong with today’s Republican Party.” (Booman Tribune, “Virginia is for Intrigue,”

What’s going on

This is the week I learned what the word “twerking” means. Thanks for that, Miley Cyrus. Let’s see what else is going on:

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