South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
04/28/16 - 6:08 am
04/28/16 - 6:04 am
04/27/16 - 7:38 am
Supes propose modest increases in real estate, personal property rates to offset debt service costs; no extra for school operations
04/27/16 - 1:53 pm
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04/27/16 - 7:19 am > Tom's Column
It truly is sad to realize that one of America’s two major political parties is on the verge of nominating a bigoted, loud-mouthed bankruptcy artist for president and all that GOP pooh-bahs can do about it is bleat like little sheep
News & Record
05/16/12 - 6:44 am > Tom's Column
Mecklenburg supervisors moved decisively Monday to support local education by boosting the real estate tax rate by 2 cents, to 38 cents, which would mark the second time in two years that the board will have raised property taxes.
05/10/12 - 6:43 am > Tom's Column
Robert Hurt’s column today arrived with the suggested title, “District Work Week.” He left out the punchline: “Y’know, this business of being a member of the U.S. House of Representatives is a pretty sweet gig!”
05/09/12 - 6:47 am > Tom's Column
It pains the small-D democrat in me to say this, but, boy, do we have too many elections going on nowadays.
05/03/12 - 6:42 am > Tom's Column
In the (occasional) spirit of giving credit where credit is due, can we extend a round of applause for the Town of Halifax?
05/02/12 - 6:49 am > Tom's Column
How’s the best way to judge a reputation? First, listen to what independent observers have to say. Mecklenburg County schools have garnered enough accolades to justify the modest catchphrase on the school system website — “an effective school division” — but what happens when experts in the education field dig into the data and draw comparisons with other communities?