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PAULA I. BRYANT: Arrive alive

What happens to drivers on the weekend around here? It starts on Friday afternoons when normal, sane, otherwise careful drivers seem to lose it as they try to get to their destinations in a break-neck hurry.

DOUG FORD: April Fools

Yesterday was April Fools’ Day, a day where practical jokers of all kinds had a field day, hopefully with harmless pranks inflicted on the unsuspecting.

COMMUNITY VOICE: See, I told you so

By Barry Bank

I told you so. Regarding an article entitled “Numbers dip in Halifax, across Southside region” recently published in a local newspaper, the results posted by University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Services were like those indicated in several letters I submitted to the newspapers in Halifax County over the last 10 or so years. 

PAULA BRYANT: Saturday: opening day for trails

Hopefully the last round of snow and ice is behind us, and our thoughts can turn to budding trees, colorful spring flowers, birds, bees and trails.

DOUG FORD: Back to the future

Attending the ribbon cutting for the New Brick Historic Lofts on Thursday jolted my memory a little, reminding me of what South Boston used to be like.

PAULA BRYANT: Girl Scout cookies and potholes

It’s your last chance to buy Girl Scout cookies to support local girls. Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline will be selling their cookies until March 31.

DOUG FORD: Meet George Jetson

It’s always neat, at least for me, to see the latest trends in electronics, even though I’m still admittedly stuck in the past on a lot of things.