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Bill introduced to end Board impasse – in November

Del. Edmunds: Stalemate among county supervisors ‘is hurting us with economic development’

McDonald’s lawsuit gets widespread attention

Ousted minority employees strike back at local franchise, fast-food parent in U.S. court

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Here comes the sun – and dozens of residents who want rooftop systems

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Bluestone boys win two, lose one with season drawing to close

Three games left before conference play begins

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Tom McLaughlin

Fight club

I can’t speak for anyone else, obviously, but this month’s dust-up among county supervisors has me feeling like a real dope — and I’m not even a member of the board.

Fork in the road

So: Should our elected officials strive to reflect the will of the people, or take the politically riskier path of deigning to act in the best interests of the people?

2015, all figured out

If it’s the dawn of a new year, it’s time to sharpen a No. 2 pencil and try your hand at the Pop Quiz of the Future™ — brought to you by this publication’s resident master of prognostication, except for that bit where it was predicted a column of mine would run in this space last week.

2015, all figured out

If it’s the dawn of a new year, it’s time to sharpen a No. 2 pencil and try your hand at the Pop Quiz of the Future™ — brought to you by the world’s foremost master of prognostication, except for that bit where it was predicted a column of mine would run in this space last week.

Making the list 2

Everywhere you look nowadays, Santa’s out and about spreading his special brand of holiday cheer. He’s checked his list to see who’s been naughty and who’s been nice, and decided what the heck — these newsmakers deserve something under the tree, too:

Making the LIst

Everywhere you look nowadays, Santa’s out and about spreading his special brand of holiday cheer. He’s checked his list to see who’s been naughty and who’s been nice, and decided what the heck — these newsmakers deserve something under the tree, too:

Bearing fruit

Lots happening in the community and in the world; let’s play a little catchup:

Peak turkey

So you thought the turkey leftovers were all used up with Sunday night’s casserole?

Faulty towers

It’s not generally wise to jump to conclusions, but nonetheless the smoke-and-fire rule can be useful: a little smoke, maybe there’s no fire. A heap of smoke, the place is probably burning down.

Departures

Understandably for someone who grew up and spent a good part of his life in the Town of Halifax, my father in his later years would get quite sentimental about his contemporaries still living in town. Nothing cemented their renown quite like the connection to home. The mere mention of old Halifax buddies was usually enough to send my father into oratorical flights of fancy.

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