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No let-up in recriminations for Mecklenburg County School Board

Trustees argue over call to oust Bullock, Thornton; lawyer intervenes

Clarksville recognizes volunteer effort

Nunn named recipient of Kathleen Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

Clarksville makes list of Top 10 Virginia destinations for Christmas vibe


Comets easily handle Tunstall 57-39

Face Person Saturday in final tuneup before Classic





Making the list 2

Everywhere you look nowadays, Santa’s out and about spreading his special brand of holiday cheer. He’s checked his list to see who’s been naughty and who’s been nice, and decided what the heck — these newsmakers deserve something under the tree, too:

Breaking point

If there was any lingering doubt that James Thornton’s tenure as Mecklenburg County school superintendent has hit the end of the road, Monday’s School Board meeting ought to settle the matter.

A just lament

It’s not often I find myself in complete agreement with a letter from one of our readers, but Lawrence Everett has made a thoughtful contribution to today’s paper that should at least encourage a fresh look at the harsher aspects of our criminal justice system.

New script, please

So how was your day?

In retrospect it probably wasn’t a genius move to head for the movie theater on the Saturday night before Election Day and chuck out $8.50 to see “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.”

Psst! Time to go vote

At a party this Saturday I ran into a friend who brought up a recent column of mine in which I vowed to keep this year’s candidate endorsements to a single sentence. He seemed pretty thankful. Most of us could probably use a little more excitement in our lives, and for the vast majority of Americans, long-winded editorial page pieces endorsing political candidates ain’t it.

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