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Letters to the editor — Oct. 22

Krawiec is hard worker I’ve seen some lazy representatives/senators working in the legislature, and I’ve seen some hard-working representatives/senators. The hardest working representative or senator ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Will politics as usual ever be the same again? 

I’m beginning to agree with some advice found within a song of the late, great songwriter John Prine. The opening line of the chorus of ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Istock column: WeeBook

In the interests of fair disclosure, I must confess that do not participate in social media. I still own a ‘dumb’ phone with zero apps, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 15

Educational excellence Success of our democracy depends on a well educated citizenry. Regrettably, our current legislature has failed us by under funding the public school ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 8

Besse gives hope I vote because I believe voting is my best chance to get a hopeful government — hope for affordable health care, hope ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Southern science helps predict the weather

Hold on tight, folks. There’s almost three months left in 2020. We all know about 2020 — the year we wish had never happened. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Board made right decision in denying gun range permit 

It was better than a television drama show. When the Davie County Board of Adjustments met last week to decide whether to issue a special ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Buice column: Weekend getaway was far overdue

Finally, a sense of normalcy — or so it seemed. For the first time since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, we hit the road ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jim Buice.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 1

Krawiec deserves another term Sen. Joyce Krawiec has served the citizens of Senate District 31 very well and deserves reelection. When Sen. Krawiec was first ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 24

In support of Zenger It is a genuine privilege to be able to write a letter to endorse Jeff Zenger for N.C. House District 74. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Davie always a leader in recycling 

We’ve had it made here in Davie County for years. We’ve taken it for granted. And now, we’re going to have to pay the cost. ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 17

American freedom and liberty I encourage readers to ignore articles disparaging our country and realize that we are truly fortunate living here. The China virus ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 10

Besse will work for the environment As a state, North Carolina is abounding with natural resources and beauty, from the crisp, cool mountain air to ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Coronavirus proves we detest change

If nothing else, the coronavirus has proven that we aren’t prepared. And it has nothing to do with the number of respirators (remember when that ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 3

Besse is for workforce, education When companies look at coming to a state or city, they often ask current employers about their experiences. Top on ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: WWII stories ring true for many veterans 

Sheek Bowden Jr. came into the office Monday morning with two short stories he wanted to share. Interesting and cute stories, sure. Stories of widespread ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Opinion: Congress must do the right thing

By Eric Aft The last few months have been hard and continue to be devastating for people in our community who have lost loved ones, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Jim Rumley helped shape Cooleemee’s reputation 

Cooleemee has been called a lot of different things over the years; and often from those who lived elsewhere, those names weren’t flattering. Those people ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter: In support of Besse

I have known Dan Besse ever since we played church league softball against each other. Dan and I may have been on separate teams, but ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — Aug. 20

Strong leadership team I am excited by the letters supporting Terri LeGrand for Senate District 31. Terri has the determination, skills and experience to represent ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Istock column — Silly signs from the stars

By Tim Istock For the Clemmons Courier Top of the morning, one and all. I can’t begin to tell you how wonderful I feel today ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Postal service does a good job of delivering bills 

For more than 50 years, I’ve depended on the United States Postal Service. And to tell you the truth, I don’t think they’ve once let ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter: Besse supports education

As a parent during this time of uncertainty, I am most concerned about our public education system. With continued reductions in funding, it is difficult ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter: Re-elect Sen. Krawiec

When I’m at an event or meeting where Sen. Joyce Krawiec is speaking, I’m always impressed with her knowledge of what is important to North ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

10 to Win! Initiative aims to support Davie educators 

It was an old stone building, on a side street in the sleepy little town of Mocksville. But it scared me half to death. I’m ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the editor — August 13

In support of LeGrand Terri LeGrand is running for N.C. Senate District 31. LeGrand will be an asset to the senate, to her constituents and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: A pandemic with a hurricane and an earthquake

While continuing to deal with the relentless coronavirus pandemic, the state of North Carolina also mixed in a hurricane and an earthquake in the last ... Read more

2 months ago by Jim Buice.

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