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Editorial: COVID relief bill includes not-so-obvious expenditures 

I was somewhat amused at the Facebook uproar over the recent COVID relief bill. It included a government spending plan that sent millions to overseas ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the Editor —Dec. 24

Zakaria’s new book Fareed Zakaria’s new book, “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World 2020,” is very informative and well written. Concerning the national income for ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Jesus is born

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — Dec. 17

Where do we go from here? There is talk among Democrats about packing the Supreme Court, installing multiple leftist judges so that, from then on, ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Tim Istock column: Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be naked cowboys 

By Tim Istock For the Clemmons Courier So I recently stumbled across an article about The Naked Cowboy, a man who since 1998 has occupied ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: COVID adds to Festival of Lights crowds

What better time to make the annual visit to the Tanglewood Festival of Lights than on the Tuesday night before Thanksgiving, especially since it was ... Read more

6 months ago by Jim Buice.

Trump’s 2019 Thanksgiving proclamation

On Thanksgiving Day, we remember with reverence and gratitude the bountiful blessings afforded to us by our Creator, and we recommit to sharing in a ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month: A Time of reflection

By Linda Darden Since our inception in 1979, Trellis Supportive Care (formerly Hospice & Palliative CareCenter) has grown to meet community needs and has benefited ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: One issue doomed Dan Forest 

Remember all of those pundits who said the coronavirus would be gone after the election? It isn’t. And it doesn’t matter who wins or won ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — Nov. 12

Impressed with Titan Tattler I am very impressed by the young man who writes the Titan Tatter. Jackson provides sports information very clearly and his ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Nov. 5

Reimagining preventive medicine: Bridging environment and health In 2017, Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas, a physician poised to win his Senate election this fall, stated ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Feeling like summer at the beach

Instead of Christmas in July, this was summer in late October. Our annual beach trip never happened in the summer of 2020, at least according ... Read more

6 months ago by Jim Buice.

Editorial: Don’t let pandemic stop you from honoring veterans 

What do you say to Harold Frank of Cornatzer, the Davie man who went through hell in a German prisoner of war camp during World ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Farming is an honorable ad needed calling

I should have been a farmer. Even as a child, I loved working in the family vegetable garden. I didn’t mind using a hoe to ... Read more

7 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Column: What patriotism looks like to me

By Gerry Mulligan Citrus County Chronicle What does civility and patriotism look like today? This is what it means to me: It means you love ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months ago by Staff Report.

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