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Earlier this week, Candace Owens, a young black conservative, was shouted out of a restaurant by a white crowd screaming obscenities and racial epithets at her and her dining companion, Turning Point …

Monument Protests Marred By Illegality

RALEIGH — If critics of Confederate monuments truly want to accomplish their goal of removing such objects from the public square, I’m a good example of the kind of person they ought to be trying …

To Space, And Beyond?

Anyone who writes a column on a regular basis knows that coming up with an idea is often the most difficult part of the process. Once the idea is in place, the words seem to begin to start flowing. …

N.C. Politics

RALEIGH — In North Carolina politics, Democrats dominate urban areas while Republicans win suburban and rural voters. Outcomes are determined largely by which counties have the highest turnout in a …
Shaun of the Read

Mother, Momma, Madre, Ma

I struggled mightily last week to create a column worth its weight in ink. I toiled over sports subjects, trending topics and even partially wrote a column in which I was sharing all of my unpopular …

Watching The Same Movie Over And Over

What we are currently witnessing in state government feels like watching the movie “Groundhog Day.” Our legislature passes a bill, the governor vetoes it, lawmakers override the veto, then the …
Letters to the editor

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The Dangers Of Drinking And Driving I stopped by a bar just to have one drink, then I was going to drive home while I could clearly think, but as I got up to head for the door, a friend said sit …

Do Not Judge

My son, Aaron Gregory, is a gift from God. There are some people who don’t look at it like that. He loves God. But there are some places that are very nice to him, WPYB, WCKB, Taco Bell, Hot Dog …

Tax dollars not used

The “Tighten Budgets” comment in last week’s Sound Off [June 8] made some false assumptions about the use of Harnett County tax dollars to fund the Harnett County Public Utilities annual water quality report insert.

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Sound off Go Ahead, Spend More I’m reading in the Aug. 2 paper about the $20 million government complex building that the Harnett County commissioners are in the progress of opening in the summer of 2020. …
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Sound off Trump Separated The Children This is about the person who wrote in to Sound Off about Donald Trump being accused of separating children. Well, he should be accused of it because that’s exactly …
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