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LETTER: SGWASA board shouldn’t be paid amid rate hike

LETTER: Correctional nurses need more than thanks

LETTER: Prison, jail staff deserve praise

LETTER: Stay home, but don’t ignore your health

LETTER: Virus calls us to acknowledge God

LETTER: Columnist omitted appeal possibilities

LETTER: Everyone needs to be tested, now

LETTER: Don’t expand SGWASA board, toss it out

LETTER: It’s not too late to fix our parks

LETTER: Budget veto unrelated to SGWASA grant denial

LETTER: President sent during time of upheaval

LETTER: Yarborough all talk, no action on SGWASA

LETTER: Cooper let down SGWASA on grants

LETTER: Tinder tech holds key to abuse prevention

LETTER: Smart Start aims for ‘sound basic education’

LETTER: Redistricting bill falls short of true reform

LETTER: You helped us feed 259 on Thanksgiving

Please recognize correctional staff as law enforcement

Mount Energy Elementary Letters to Santa Part 2

Butner Stem Elementary Letters to Santa

Mount Energy Elementary Letters to Santa

First Baptist Church Academy Letters to Santa

1st Place Academy Letters to Santa

Reflecting on the loss of Bobby Whitfield

Kudos to Francis Kucheravy, and we need many more

Does Butner have the paving blues?

Assessing vote turnout in Creedmoor and Granville County

Be what you are

Are we doing enough for education?

Local elections matter; make an informative vote

When the ‘right man’ for the job is a woman

Local leaders in need of a reality check

Why do you throw out trash?

Respecting someone who acknowledges hard work

Sound the alarm for Granville County schools

SGWASA board member proves my point

August SGWASA meeting reveals a 40-year plan

In response to the city sidewalk and complaining

Traffic on Gate Two Road

A politician who keeps his word

SGWASA and Kerr Lake Regional Water reports


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Weekly Devotional

The most important question

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D.G. Martin

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