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Senator takes right position on alcohol sales

It is clear in today’s society that alcohol abuse is a problem among college students. Students die every year from over indulging. That is why the stance of Harnett County’s representative in …

If things are so good, why is everybody so mad?

A friend recently posited the question, “If things are so good, why is everybody so mad?” At first, I chuckled, later realizing his premise made two assumptions worth pondering. The first is are …

Public views split on government size

RALEIGH — Do most voters want government to get bigger or smaller? This seemingly simple question obscures a range of complexities. The answer depends, in part, on whether we are building a budget …

Katiedid vs. ... lingering in lingerie

The only lingerie I own is from leftover costumes I’ve kept from my high school theater performances. I’ve never worn it off-stage, but it has hung in my closet for 20 years, somehow making the …

President Trump is delivering

According to news stories, the Trump campaign fired pollsters who allegedly leaked polling results that show President Trump performing poorly against Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders in battleground …

I’m tapped out, Uncle Bernie

In modern day America there is absolutely nothing a political party will not say or do to win an election. I truly believe that with all my heart, as evidenced by the sheer volume of nonsense that …
Letters to the editor

Why I like Trump

To the Editor: My lawyer asked me this question back in 2015, “Why do I like Trump?” I supported Donald Trump since the day he came down the escalator. I knew he was a winner. I knew all …

RECORD FORUM

The word ‘spying’ angers Democrats To the editor: Attorney General William Barr testified Wednesday [May 1] in front of the Senate Judicial Committee on special counsel Robert Muller’s …

Matter of life versus death

To the editor: North Carolina wept on Holy Week leading up to Easter as Gov. Roy Cooper used his veto power to exercise his radical left agenda protecting infanticide for the powerless. With …

It can’t continue

To the editor: Fellows you can’t make a woman love you so why even try. If she wants to leave be man enough to say goodbye. Telling her if I can’t have you nobody can shows that you are one …

Old cow’s home

To the editor: I like sweet milk, chocolate milk. I like ice cream, ice cream sundries, ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes. I like cake, pie, candy, pudding, buttermilk biscuits and loaf …

Running deer needs to be improved

To the editor: First, let me start of by saying this, I am an avid hunter and truly believe that providing for your family is important through traditions of hunting. Also, I do not have an issue …
Sound off
Sound off Get money back I saw in The Daily Record about the DSS employee embezzling [“Former DSS employee charged in fraud scheme,” June 10]. Are they going to get the money back from her? They should! …
Sound off Extra time not needed If Harnett County Schools added 10 minutes to each day for inclement weather, but made up all of the Hurricane Florence days and did not have snow days, why are students …
Sound off A shot in the foot Let’s see if I’ve got this straight: The county wants to hire an independent firm to re-evaluate property values, with the hope that it will result in higher property taxes …
Sound off Do you have the time? Yes, I do In Sound Off Friday May 17, someone asked for time and temperature. The new number for time and temperature is 910-591-4111. That’s a good attorney …
Sound off Thanks, Lt. Jackson I would like to give a shout out to Lt. [Cary] Jackson of the Dunn Police Department. In my many years I have been in trouble at times, but thanks to her kind words and …
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