South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
07/02/15 - 7:23 am
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From New York to London in South Boston as locals join new musical
07/02/15 - 7:11 am
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- More A&E
07/01/15 - 7:08 am > Tom's Column
You can’t move fast enough to keep up with the headlines these days. Still, a keen sense of the here-and-now never hurt anyone, especially in the marketing and advertising business. How about a new promotional campaign to draw tourists to the Lake Country? NO SHARKS, NO WORRIES. Fortunes have been made with less.
News & Record
05/27/15 - 6:03 am > Tom's Column
I guess the time was never too far distant to talk about Jim Thornton’s legacy as Superintendent of Mecklenburg County Schools.
05/21/15 - 6:19 am > Tom's Column
Life is a long, winding road … with debris deposited along the way. Let’s scoop up our share:
05/13/15 - 7:22 am > Tom's Column
“Whether people feel comfortable with me or our school board at this time should not be the question,” writes Superintendent of Schools Jim Thornton this week as he takes a shot at the Board of Supervisors — example #2,367 in the genre. I agree: the question of local funding for education should be considered independently of Thornton’s leadership of the division. Yet is such an exercise in compartmentalization really possible?
05/07/15 - 6:20 am > Tom's Column
I’ve received some requests for the next installment in The Adventures of Halasz in Wonderland* — the story that made its debut last week in this space that actually was a veiled cry for help from someone whose job entails following the antics of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors — but I’ll admit to not being able to work up much enthusiasm for a sequel (yet).
05/06/15 - 7:25 am > Tom's Column
School personnel director Laura Pittard penned a Viewpoint letter last week that took us to task for The Sun’s coverage of a School Board vote two weeks ago that failed on a 4-4 tie.