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TREELESS AND EXPOSED

After tree cutting last week, those still standing will remain

Heroin-like substance seized at N.C. state line

Healthy Harvest Community Garden awarded $48,000 grant


Sports

Clarksville Debs advance in state tourney

All-Star girls move towards title with routs of Amherst, Buckingham

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Opinion

Tom McLaughlin

Say the word

Before plowing forward this week, a confession: I tried. Honestly. Tried to conjure up a pile of words to fill this space without using that word.

Digging in

We’re a little more than 10 days into the New Year and already the news items are piled high on the plate. Let’s dig in.

Decision time

Mecklenburg supervisors evidently have settled the question in their own minds of where the county's new consolidated school should go, and all in all, their decision is a solid one.

Stranger things (to come)

Truth really was stranger than fiction in 2017, a year you couldn’t have made up if you tried.

Stranger things

Truth really was stranger than fiction in 2017, a year you couldn’t have made up if you tried.

Less is Moore

When USA Today debuted in 1982, it ushered in the modern newspaper era with its full-color page designs, easily digestible charts and graphics and a snappy writing style that owed more than a little to the superficiality of TV news.

‘Tis the season

As Christmas approaches I feel a need to get right by Santa. Let’s see what we can contribute this week to the cause of peace and goodwill:

Peace of mind delayed

After signaling that letters would go out this week to Virginia families warning of the possible termination of the FAMIS program — which provides coverage for children of low-income families that cannot afford health insurance — the state is holding onto hope that such unsettling action won’t be necessary.

Let us count the ways ...

Congress is looking to do away with the Federal Historic Tax Credit program, which has been key to efforts to revitalize Southside Virginia. But let’s be real. The hit on historic preservation isn’t even on the list of the top 10 things wrong with whatever the Republican Party is calling “tax reform” these days.

With all the fixin’s

Consider this your optional meal plan for Thanksgiving: leftovers, loose scraps and covered-dish surprises. Let’s dig in:

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