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Water complaints lessen, but measures continue

Architectural history of Halifax Courthouse published

Hudson issues statement on candidacy


Sports

Lady Comets easily handle Staunton River

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team had an easy time Wednesday, shredding Staunton River, 16-1, in non-district action.

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Warfare, real and imagined

The Marines will be making touchdown Saturday at South Boston Speedway and the Halifax County Fairgrounds, part of a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) urban training exercise to prepare for tasks ranging from combat operations to search-and-rescue missions.

Swing for the fences

March howlers lead to the April showers?

Let’s make nice

Just when it feels like we’ve been freed from the grip of one dysfunctional board, another rears its head — at least in theory.

Clean sweep

Could it finally be time to sweep away the detritus of winter? What goes for snowbound households also holds true for the news: lots of built-up grit and grime. Let’s grab a broom:

Highly illogical

In honor of the late, great, thoroughly awesome Leonard Nimoy, let us take a stroll down ‘60s lane and recall the episode of “Star Trek” that marked a career highlight for a fellow actor, Frank Gorshin, playing the dual role of Lokai and Bele in “Let This Be Your Last Battlefield.” (In case anyone has forgotten, Gorshin’s signature character was The Riddler in the old Batman series, which also aired in the ‘60s. Good times!)

All clear

After zestfully writing up large swaths of local history for The Sun’s commemorative edition on the 250th anniversary of Mecklenburg County, Sun reporter Susan Kyte kicked back just a tad last week and went out to play in the snow. Invigorated by the experience, she returned to the office and offered to write my column this week. Hey, I know not to stand in the way of an avalanche. Take it away, Ms. Kyte:

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