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LETTER: Presidential character a job requirement

LETTER: Tell school board not to close Wilton Elementary

LETTER: Commissioners’ prayer part of productive meeting

LETTER: Do not disrespect Southern culture

LETTER: Time running out to answer census

LETTER: May is a Republican I’ll vote for

LETTER: SGWASA shouldn’t have power to open floodgates of growth

LETTER: Students belong back in the classroom

LETTER: NC needs Joe Biden’s vision on infrastructure

LETTER: All voting should be by mail

LETTER: It’s important to complete the 2020 census

LETTER: Government workers give up weekends in public service

LETTER: Time for Granville’s digital age

LETTER: SGWASA sewer project an irrational expense

LETTER: Weichel has been there for Creedmoor

LETTER: SGWASA board gives no return on investment

LETTER: The benefits of wearing a mask

A prayer for Independence Day 2011

LETTER: Cops must undergo psychological screening

LETTER: Our students deserve a normal school year

LETTER: Don’t make students go back to school in masks

LETTER: We are all complicit in Floyd’s death

LETTER: Granville's state funding gets more bad news

LETTER: Don’t think SGWASA won’t raise rates

LETTER: No end in sight to SGWASA budget woes

LETTER: Granville senior center calls up old memories of high school

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’

COLUMNS
From New England to the California coast, cities have Halloween customs in the crosshairs as coronavirus cases surge and public health officials warn that door-to-door candy collection increases infection risks.
OPINION

Scary laws won't make Halloween safer

The prospect of police scouring suburban streets to enforce trick-or-treating bans gives a whole new meaning to the term “witch hunt.” From New England to the California coast, cities …
COMMENTARY

Weekly Devotional: Born of the Spirit

John 3:8 (ESV) “The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear its sound, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.” Abraham …
John Hood
COMMENTARY

Sparks fly in state treasurer debate

RALEIGH — The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local employees, for starters — is not an appointee …
Section 230 is “essential to having sites that feature comments from users,” First Amendment lawyer Ken White explained in a Friday post on his Substack site. “And people are absolutely flat-out lying to you about what it says, and what it means, for political advantage.”

Don't mistake moderators for censors

With so-called censors like these, who needs publicists? Facebook and Twitter are under the microscope for suppressing links to an unverified news story alleging Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden …
Tom Campbell
COMMENTARY

Justice in selecting judges

Perhaps the most overlooked elections, ranking just slightly ahead of Soil and Water Conversation District commissioners, are those of judges. This year, our judicial elections may be among the most …
Cartoon by Rob Tornoe for America's Newspapers
COMMENTARY

For election coverage, newspapers get my vote

There is more content available today about the upcoming election than likely in any previous cycle. While we could fill this page with media sources that have some type of information about the …
COMMENTARY

Weekly Devotional: God never lies

1 Timothy 1:1-2 (ESV) “Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope …
John Hood

Ticket-splitting still shapes elections

North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does that really mean? Well, we know it doesn’t mean that all North …
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