South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
07/25/16 - 7:27 am
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07/25/16 - 7:59 am
- More A&E
07/14/16 - 6:29 am
After the week we’ve been through — with two fatal shootings of black men in Minnesota and Baton Rouge by white cops, followed by the assassination of five Dallas officers by a revenge-minded African-American gunman — the desire to recoil from the world and bury these dispiriting events without a full reckoning is understandable, and perhaps even the most human reaction of all.
07/07/16 - 6:27 am
Our ongoing commentary on all the ways the world makes no sense whatsoever continues.
06/23/16 - 6:36 am
I’m old enough to have lost track of the exact moment when the governors of our fair Commonwealth started issuing daily updates on even their most perfunctory achievements in office. It must have been the dawn of the Internet age.
06/16/16 - 5:31 am
Let’s run through a grisly, incomplete list of mass shootings in America.
06/08/16 - 10:33 am
06/02/16 - 6:14 am
I’ll give the Memorial Day holiday this much: it was certainly a productive one around our household. The time off provoked a flurry of home improvement projects, and as such I was tasked with an important job: hanging new window blinds.
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.