South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
05/26/16 - 5:35 am
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05/27/16 - 7:37 am
- More A&E
05/19/16 - 5:31 am
I’m trying to stick to a new diet — the no mas presidential punditry meal plan — but there is political news this week on the more local level: the field is set in the race to succeed Congressman Robert Hurt in Virginia’s 5th District.
05/18/16 - 6:32 am
Is anyone surprised that Mecklenburg County's east-west divide would flare up and shoot some sparks into the debate over new school facilities?
05/12/16 - 5:25 am
After all we’ve witnessed not even five months into 2016, I think a reasonable case can be made for the social value of shaming. So let’s get started — me first.
05/11/16 - 6:33 am
Now that the train is rolling, let’s see if we can keep it from jumping the tracks.
04/27/16 - 7:19 am
It truly is sad to realize that one of America’s two major political parties is on the verge of nominating a bigoted, loud-mouthed bankruptcy artist for president and all that GOP pooh-bahs can do about it is bleat like little sheep
04/07/16 - 5:45 am
Let’s spin the wheel and see where it lands:
03/23/16 - 6:52 am
They say the nastiest fights are over the smallest stakes, and the point was proven all over again Thursday night in South Boston. The occasion was a mass meeting of Halifax County Republicans, an event that featured various factions of the party casting Grand Old Poxes on each other’s houses. Because why? you ask. Get a load of this: the battle was over who gets to preside as county unit chair. Be still my beating heart.
03/10/16 - 7:03 am
It’s not often you see the Halifax County Board of Supervisors defy the will of a full room of citizens when rendering a decision, but that’s exactly what board members did Monday night by voting 7-0 to sell the old Halifax Elementary School property to Echelon Resources, a Richmond-based redevelopment company. Echelon’s proposal to convert the surplus school building into market-rate apartments has been overshadowed in recent weeks by a competing offer by Jack Dunavant, and the Halifax businessman and council member brought a big crowd in support of his plans for “Houston Place” to the supervisors’ meeting Monday night.
03/03/16 - 6:52 am
I hate to have to say I told you so, but I told you so — for the last 30 years, really, but with growing alarm over the past 15 years, give or take. A lot of y’all didn’t want to hear it, and mocked the very idea that a one-note liberal like me would have anything worthwhile to say on the subject, but it’s finally become impossible to deny the obvious: There’s something seriously wrong with the Republican Party.
02/25/16 - 7:29 am