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Every year, I try to write a letter concerning the sacrifices made by the thousands of correctional workers in our county and the country, but as Correctional Workers Week often coincides with Nurses … more
Every year, I try to write a letter concerning the sacrifices made by the thousands of correctional workers in our county and the country, but as Correctional Workers Week often coincides with Nurses … more
We are now facing a national crisis; we have not been tested in this manner since WWII, and from a health care perspective, we have not been tested like this since 1918. There are so many heroes in … more
One thing that has struck me at least as odd is the national cry regarding “feeling alone” due to the now-mandated stay-at-home rule. This coming from a society that had already isolated … more
Editor’s note: This writer is medical director of Granville Primary Care in Creedmoor. We are in unprecedented times and must take unprecedented action. As a physician, I am asking you to … more
With regards to the column written about the Raleigh Police Department (“Believing rumors a dangerous habit” by John Hood, March 20), how many of those people knew who the police chief was? I met … more
If you’ve not yet watched the movie “Contagion,” perhaps you should, (especially millennials). Although Hollywood magnifies the issue, it hits home regarding our current plight with the … more
I read with interest about the most recent South Granville Water and Sewer Authority meeting, especially a request from Stem to add another board member to represent that town (“SGWASA lobbying for … more
North Carolina is home to some of our nation’s most significant national park sites. From the Great Smokey Mountains to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, our parks are important because they … more
In Mr. John Mayo’s response (“Yarborough all talk, no action on SGWASA,” Feb. 7) to my previous letter (“Cooper let down SGWASA on grants,” Jan. 31), he seemed to be a little confused about … more
I recognize Larry Yarborough is a politician; however, I think he allowed his political blood to spill over and cause him to perpetrate a shameful act. In his last letter to the editor (“Cooper let … more
In the Old Testament, present-day Israel was divided into two kingdoms in approximately 1000-900 B.C.: Israel in the north and Judah in the south. Then in approximately 722 B.C. the kingdom of Israel … more
It was very disappointing to read that the cost of upgrading the water treatment plant at South Granville Water and Sewer Authority is going to be so high. I have written several times about how the … more
By no means am I a techie. I rarely use my cellphone, and hardly ever send text messages. However, I know a brilliant idea when I see one. The new “panic button” feature in the dating app Tinder … more
To the citizens of Butner and Stem: This past Thanksgiving Blessing Bag food drive was a great success because of you. Many are not aware of the families in our communities who need assistance … more
North Carolinians have spent nearly a decade voting in districts manipulated to favor politicians instead of voters. There’s no doubt that voters deserve real redistricting reform. However, the … more
As Judge Howard Manning noted in his order from Oct. 25, 2000: “The most common sense and practical approach to the problem of providing at-risk children with an equal opportunity to obtain a sound … more
To the Editor, A couple of weeks ago the paper provided a thank you to law enforcement in the community stressing the need to thank both those who were police officers and sheriff’s … more
1st Place Academy 1st Place Academy students have informed their teachers of what they want Santa to bring them. Pre-K Class Kyler Myers wants a donut, glue, a pen, and a … more
First Baptist Church Academy How are you? This year I have been good. For Christmas I want a kitchen. Kallie How are you? This year I have been good. For Christmas I want a dump … more
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