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Editorial: Yearning for some more live music

So we’re in another phase of reopening the economy from the coronavirus. More businesses are open. More could open, but aren’t. We only hope it’s ... Read more

5 hours ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Let’s get Goss marker corrected

U.S Marine Lance Cpl. James Spurgeon Goss was a hero. The young man had a tough home life growing up in Davie County, but he ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Question of the day: To wear a mask or not?

To wear a mask or not wear a mask? That is the question. While volunteering at a plant sale Saturday, it was appropriate for me ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Can staying at home cause hallucinations?

Has Roy Cooper had a haircut recently? I tend to be on the yes side. Others say he’s bushier than before in the back, and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor: May 7

In support of Krawiec Now is a great time to begin looking at candidates to vote for on Nov. 3. I would like to point out ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Finding new normal during pandemic

During these days of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone is looking for that new normal — whatever that might be. That includes work, at least for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jim Buice.

Editorial — Davie loses two of its finest residents

Two of the people who have made Davie County great have left us over the past couple of weeks. Both held special places in my ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Scannelli column: Clemmons Feeds Clemmons — and beyond

All the creative and heartwarming initiatives born from this pandemic help to lift our spirits and hope amidst all the tragic losses. It reminds me of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — April 30

Thanks for parade A heartfelt thank you to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office for the wonderful parade last week through our Old Meadowbrook neighborhood. I understand ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Simple life: One-week quarantine budget challenge and some lessons learned

By Larry Stombaugh For the Clemmons Courier A few months ago, no one could have envisioned a world where most of us are wearing masks ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — April 23

Barbers and beauticians are essential Mike Barnhardt’s recent column concerning essential/nonessential businesses hit the nail on the head when he wrote that the need for ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Scannelli column: Help for local small businesses, nonprofits and self-employed

By Sandi Scannelli For the Clemmons Courier Here we are — a few long weeks into the stay-at-home order. The COVID-19 Clemmons-Lewisville Response Fund team has ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Our lives filled with ‘new normals’

They say we’re in for a new normal when governments start easing coronavirus restrictions. A new normal? I’ve been dealing with that all of my ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — April 16

Easter service brings folks together — separately In these trying times, there is a hunger never seen before among people for prayer and fellowship. Many ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Songwriting master dies from COVID-19

On Tuesday, April 7, I was doing what I normally do during this coronavirus quarantine — sitting on my patio, enjoying a cold one, smelling ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Newspapers are on the front line

We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, but its impact on America’s communities is local. First responders are our neighbors helping our neighbors, rushing ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

How much toilet paper has Burr stockpiled?

I wonder how much toilet paper Richard Burr has stocked up at home. One roll, two rolls, 200 rolls? You know Richard Burr. He’s our ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Buice column: Life as it once was has changed drastically

On a typical night, the parking lot at Pete’s Family Restaurant is packed with vehicles as patrons head inside to put their names on the ... Read more

2 months ago by Jim Buice.

Scannelli column: Clemmons Rotary Club leading gifts

Another week, another chapter in living through a pandemic. It should come as no surprise that Rotarians with an international motto of “service above self” are ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Barbers, beauticians really are essential

As I said last week, don’t panic, we’re all in this together. I keep saying that to myself over and over. After Monday’s announcement that ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Sharing the love … and the TP

What a stunning week. Life as we’ve known it is changing so quickly that this column may very well be out of date when you read ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Don’t panic, we’re all in this together

We’re all in this together, folks. Black and white, Muslim and Christian, Republican and Democrat. We’re all in this together. It’s somewhat understandable about the ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Interracial couple may have been first in state

Omelia Diane Farrington Garner didn’t grow up in Davie County, but she spent quite a bit of time here visiting her aunt, the late Lillian ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Open meetings should be goal of all boards

It seems that every candidate for office promises to have an open door. They want to hear from their constituents on just about every issue. ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — March 12

Thanks for supporting teachers We would like to thank all those who contributed and supported our successful quarter-cent sales tax campaign to increase local teacher ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: From 7 to 63: Film documents the ups and downs of life

You may have heard the general truth: “Give me a child until he is 7, and I will give you the man.” I’ve honestly never ... Read more

3 months ago by Jim Buice.

Letter to the editor — In favor of sales tax

This past weekend, I voted for the quarter-cent sales tax to raise our teacher’s salaries in Forsyth County. Every year, the county hemorrhages good, high-quality ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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