South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
11/25/15 - 6:44 am
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11/25/15 - 6:25 am
Varsity boys, girls teams convene in South Hill as cross-county rivals square off
- More A&E
11/19/15 - 7:08 am > Tom's Column
Let’s be honest, the thought probably ran through your mind, too: Why didn’t the guy just shut up and do as he was told by the officers outside the hospital ER? If he had, wouldn’t he be alive today?
News & Record
01/12/12 - 7:44 am > Tom's Column
How quickly things in life can change: Not so long ago, our neighbor to the east, Mecklenburg County, shined brightly (relatively speaking) as a beacon of economic vitality in southern Virginia. Of course, a lot of this had to do with its two lakes, Buggs Island and Lake Gaston, but there was also a nice string of expansions by major employers in the area: Microsoft last year, Hewlett-Packard (née EDS) a few years prior to that, plus a handful of new manufacturing concerns popping up here and there. If not for the depressed state of the real estate market, you could make the case that Mecklenburg was well on its way to greater things, ahead of schedule for the rest of Southside.
01/11/12 - 7:57 am > Tom's Column
Maybe it’s time to rethink the notion that any industry — even the government-supported and –sponsored kind — can be truly recession-proof.
01/05/12 - 7:50 am > Tom's Column
With the days on the Mayan calendar counting down rapidly, 2012 is not the time — nor end of time — for lengthy introductions. It’s a brand-new year; you know the drill. Herewith, without further ado, is our Pop Quiz of the Future:
01/04/12 - 8:10 am > Tom's Column
With the days on the Mayan calendar counting down ever more rapidly, 2012 is not the time — nor the end of time — for lengthy introductions. It’s a brand new year; you know the drill. Herewith, without further ado, is our Pop Quiz of the Future:
12/29/11 - 8:40 am > Tom's Column
Amid the mayhem and uncertainty that mark these times, a piece of wonderful news arrived just before Christmas: the opening of a Dominion Virginia Power call center at Riverstone Technology Park. And there to join the formal announcement of the project was Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt, taking his place in the spotlight.