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Halifax County trustees meet tonight in Halifax

South Boston Council to consider procedure for firing manager

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Naked politics

From the Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction Department: This week, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. offered his endorsement for the White House to one Donald J. Trump, who, if elected, will add Commander-in-Chief to a résumé that already includes strip joint landlord.

Job creator

Just over the county line to our east, folks in Brunswick are celebrating the announcement last week that Dominion Virginia Power will build a $1 billion, 1,300 megawatt natural gas-fired plant just outside of Lawrenceville, pending approval by the SCC. The project will create an estimated 600 short-term construction jobs and 30 permanent jobs. Plainly this is welcome news for a community that two years ago lost its biggest employer — Brunswick Correctional Center — and which along with the rest of Southside has been struggling mightily. Hooray for Brunswick!

Hello, job creator

Two counties over to the east, folks in Brunswick are celebrating the announcement this week that Dominion Virginia Power will build a $1 billion, 1,300 megawatt natural gas-fired plant just outside of Lawrenceville, pending approval by the SCC. The project will create an estimated 600 short-term construction jobs and 30 permanent jobs. Plainly this is welcome news for a community that two years ago lost its biggest employer — Brunswick Correctional Center — and along with the rest of Southside has been struggling mightily. Hooray for Brunswick!

The folly of man

In a world where the Kardashians alone guarantee stout competition for the honor, we have received ample reminder lately that there is nothing more cringe-inducing than stodgy white men talking about females and their lady parts.

The folly of man

In a world where the Kardashians alone guarantee stout competition for the honor, we received ample reminder last week that there is nothing more cringe-inducing that rich old white men talking about women and their lady parts.

S(l)ay the word

Let’s start off today’s column with everyone’s favorite parlor game, "What Would You Do If You Were A Newspaper Editor”:

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