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Ramping up for solar jobs

SVCC starts worker training program in anticipation of big demand for installer positions

Mecklenburg trustees take look at shorter school day

Proposal calls for shaving minutes off daily schedule

Brewery makes plans to move to lakefront

Clarksville’s hometown craft brewery is moving to a lakeside location, with a planned opening in summer 2019.


Post 8 scrappy, with solid offense, pitching

Defensive miscues prove costly, but team able to get over shortcomings





Tom McLaughlin

Say it loud

Um, I’m beginning to wonder about this whole “news” thing.

High energy

Necessary conversation

Too soon to report for this edition, people in the Chase City community gathered last night for a town hall meeting to discuss ongoing violence in and around town, culminating in three shooting deaths over the past 18 months.

All the news fit to print

Hmmm, I wonder what the headlines are saying these days ….

Next steps

Let’s go back to last week’s column and revisit this passage:

The wind shifts

Hey fellow old people: Let’s have a word.

Catching up

It’s been awhile. Let’s see what we can do to catch up on the news:

Beyond belief

The mind reels at the cruelty and malice behind the murder of Nancy Alford and vicious assault of John Alford, pastor of Sanford Memorial Baptist Church in Brodnax, who remains hospitalized after two intruders broke into the couple’s Lake Gaston home on Friday night and inflicted unfathomable violence.

Mood swings

We’re at that point in the year where the weather seems to swing back and forth at random: warm and inviting one day, harsh and cold the next. Let’s take the same approach to the day’s news:

Hatchet man

Right up there with bagels, comic books and Adam Sandler, we have Jewish culture to thank for the word “chutzpah.”

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