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Tom McLaughlin

Rescue operation

How much is it worth to you to have a trained medic on standby to save your life in the event of an emergency?

Putting out fires

With all the talk lately about solar power and the Lady Bug project in Bracey, it’s easy to overlook other trends in the energy business — including ones directly affecting those of us here in Southside Virginia.

Welcome to silly season

Taking a cue from the sports world, Halifax County has embarked on its own version of silly season — with the math and posturing to match.

A shade sunburnt

The headlines nowadays are rife with news about solar power

Oh man, if only for a plan

So, um, a lot of important business went down at Monday night’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, and rather than expend 10,000 words parsing every last detail — tempting! — let’s instead concentrate on brass tacks and try not to step on any.

Say it like you mean it

Upon further review

On those rare days when yours truly is in full possession of his wits, it’s not unprecedented to see the words “always happy to be wrong” inserted into this column.

Devil, details, rinse, repeat

With the General Assembly drawing to a close, let us pause for a moment to take stock of the great debate that consumed lawmakers this session: tax conformity.

This, too, shall pass

Knowing better

I suppose it’s healthy in a way to hammer on some other politician and his outrageous antics for a change.

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