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Closing the gap

Using abandoned TV ‘white space,’ high-tech partners provide free educational broadband to 100 area homes – with many more to come

Choice of new Halifax County school chief set for tonight

Trustees meet at HCMS to name Herndon’s successor

Outgoing senior aims to pay it forward, health-wise

With graduation at hand, Principal’s Award winner aspires for medical career

Sports

Halifax Fight Team hosts MMA open mat event in South Boston


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Tom McLaughlin

Never ending story, con’t

The bill that won’t die

So what’s up these days with Zombie Trumpcare?

Rise up

That was some rainfall we had last week, huh? Southside Virginia got socked by storms that lasted from Saturday afternoon through Tuesday and submerged low-lying areas on the Roanoke river basin under floodwaters.

WWTJD?

Taboo no more

Well, lookie here — the Town of South Hill has an interesting proposal to fund its annual operating budget: a cigarette tax. Quelle horreur! cried no one in the recorded history of Southside Virginia, ever. (Okay, maybe my French teacher from high school has said this sort of thing before.)

Waiting for Henrietta

We’re less than three weeks away from the April 22 premiere of the HBO adaptation of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” starring Oprah Winfrey in the incredible story of Halifax County’s most famous product.

The results are in

Okay students, test time is up. Put down your pencils and turn in your work. Well, whaddaya know — your grades are back already. Let’s see how everyone did.

Coming up lemons

Can we talk a moment, Trump voters? I promise to keep this amicable. Or try, at least.

Venturing afield

And on the final week of the first month in office, the Lord said, “Give it a rest.” And so we will. Well, not really. But at least you won’t be reading much about you-know-who in this week’s installment. Let’s see what other topics are banging on the door:

Never ending story, continued

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