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Prizery has fairy tale characters as you’ve never seen them before

Nichols granted four more years as Mecklenburg County school superintendent

School Board extends contract, sets base salary of $125,800 after raise

Search goes on for missing N.C. man

Garner resident last seen Friday at Bracey motel

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Post 8 still undefeated after game cancelled


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Opinion

Tom McLaughlin

Tea leaf country

Here’s your election factoid for the day: The last time Virginia Democrats held a June primary contest for governor, in 2009, eventual nominee Creigh Deeds won with just under 50 percent of 319,168 votes cast.

Lettin’ in the sun

Your truly is just back from the beach with a tan to prove it. Let’s see what else has been ripening under the sun:

Primary concerns

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.

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