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Jeep ride fund raiser to roll Saturday through Halifax County

Italian restaurant eyed for Halifax Farmers Market

Teacher, support staffer of the year named


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Although racing still a no go, drivers once again turning laps

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Counting up

At this writing more than 100,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, a loss that overwhelms our ability to appropriately mourn the dead. With no vaccine and no known treatment in sight, the plan moving forward seems to be to hope for the best, even if by now we should all know hope is not a plan.

Show time

Recognizing as most do that the glass of life sits either half-empty or half-full, I think people would agree the dial of late has swung fairly decisively in the direction of “empty.” The economy is in the dumps, the job picture is even worse, and the national mood is bleaker than most Americans who never lived through the Great Depression are accustomed to. It remains to be seen if We the People have it within us to face the challenges ahead with intelligence, aplomb, fortitude and a sense of purpose and shared sacrifice.

The book on Bob

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Bob McDonnell as he made a campaign swing through Southside, and I came away reminded that the man is as smooth, felicitous and formidable as candidates come.

Making the pitch

After the shouting

Summer shorts

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