The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

South Hill man pleads guilty to 15 counts of child pornography

Flagged water readings in Clarksville no cause for concern, Council told

Eden, N.C. man killed in Monday crash in Halifax County

A 40 year old Eden, N.C. man died at the scene of a single-vehicle crash Monday night in western Halifax County.

Sports

Lady Barons bounce back


Community


Opinion


A&E

Opinion

Tom McLaughlin

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:

Sign(s) of the times

Pre-game notes

That wasn’t good

Not quite a week removed from the demise of the American Health Care Act, there’s little to be said on the subject that you can’t find expressed more forcefully elsewhere, except maybe that the defeat of Paul Ryan and Donald Trump’s horrid health care bill was the legislative equivalent of seeing your local sewage treatment plant go up in the white hot flame of nuclear fire. But there is one spinoff from this story that could have a local impact, so let’s look at that.

Prescription problems

While it’s almost impossible these days to avert your eyes from you-know-who, for the sake of furthering The Sun’s local mission I’ll try this week to pass on the latest explosions out of Washington. Instead, let’s cast our gaze at happenings here at home, give or take a few miles:

• Page 1 of 53 pages  1 2 3 >  Last »

Advertising Flyer

Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and online.