South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
02/11/16 - 7:20 am
Study group to look at proposals to outsource custodial functions
02/11/16 - 7:19 am
02/11/16 - 7:18 am
02/11/16 - 7:45 am
Halifax County, now 15-5, pestered Dan River with relentless hustle en route to a 54-42 win.
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02/11/16 - 7:12 am > Tom's Column
Ever had that sinking feeling in the gut when you feel like you have to call out a friend?
News & Record
12/09/15 - 7:47 am > Tom's Column
Last month, reader Josh Lambert of South Hill submitted a letter to our Viewpoint column that wins the Best-of-Year award as far as I’m concerned. Lambert’s plea for less hysteria and greater compassion in considering the plight of Syria refugees fleeing ISIS was well-reasoned and courageous amid the fearmongering that raged in the aftermath of the Paris attacks — and continues apace.
02/03/16 - 8:39 am > Tom's Column
We get tons of e-mails at our office and sometimes wish we didn’t, but I was quite struck by the title of a news release that came over the transom this week from Virginia Commonwealth University Public Affairs: “Heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses kill at least two Virginians every day, VCU reports.”
01/20/16 - 8:10 am > Tom's Column
From the Department of Wishful Thinking, weekend approaching edition, a roundup of the news that’s as light as the new fallen snow:
01/13/16 - 8:20 am > Tom's Column
Each year brings the retirements of prominent figures, but the fond farewells and hearty congratulations that greet such announcements can’t obscure a basic fact about life: everyone is replaceable.
12/17/15 - 7:18 am > Tom's Column
I realize I’m probably in a minority on this one — fancy that! — but I’m not all that thrilled with the 70 degree temperatures we’ve been having this December. If I wanted to see Santa in a swimsuit, I’d dig up some “Christmas in July” sale ads from back issues of this newspaper. Otherwise, no thanks. Without that nip in the air, it just doesn’t feel quite like Christmas.