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Katiedid vs. ... Woman’s Never List

There is something making its way around social media called the “Woman’s Never List.” The premise is that every woman has a mental list, personal and unique to her, of things she will never …

Chilling case of sanctuary chickens

Here is a chilling case of sanctuary chickens coming home to roost. Upon being convicted of armed robbery, kidnapping, home invasion and the brutal murders of two doctors on Tuesday, African …

The pivotal black vote

Some polls in recent weeks have provided an encouraging picture for President Donald Trump of strengthening support among black voters. I like these kinds of reports. But I wonder how much of …

Open letter to Nancy

I got to tell you, it has been quite refreshing watching Nancy Pelosi and the entire Democratic Party joining the American people in the draining of the swamp over the course of the last few weeks. …

‘Merry Christmas’ versus ‘Happy holidays’

With the countdown to Christmas well under way, have you been inundated with sales associates wishing you either a “Merry Christmas” or “Season’s greetings?” Have you noticed which …

Morality of free markets

Dr. Richard Ebeling, professor of economics at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and my longtime friend and colleague, has written an important article, “Business Ethics and …
Letters to the editor

Be thankful for this country

To the editor: The beauty of the flag of the United States of America, and of the meaning of the pledge of the United States of America is something we the people of this great United States of …

Hunters can help change lives

To the editor: North Carolina deer hunters have a unique opportunity this fall to make a real difference in the lives of their neighbors. North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry (NCHFTH) makes this …

Two additional pilots remembered

To the Editor: Enjoyed reading the article “Airports in Dunn, 100 years ago” [“Into the Past” Dunn Area History Museum column, Sept. 24]. I was familiar with some of the locations and two …

Councilman serves with integrity, honesty

To the editor: The city of Dunn municipal election is on Oct. 8 and early voting has already started! You have the opportunity to cast your vote for your city council representative. I want to …

This is government-controlled insurance

To the editor: From the time that the Affordable Care Act was passed until the present, North Carolina Republicans have broadcast their policy that the government should not control health …

Appreciates help from good Samaritans

To the editor: My friend, Carly, and I are writing you on our way home from Oak Island to Washington, D.C. On our way, we had some car trouble off of the highway and pulled off just in time for …
Sound off
Sound off Make comments public It seems as if the Democrats pick and choose what they want the public to hear. Some of the witnesses they didn’t want in public they spoke to them in private, but now …
Sound off Age of common sense To the person who thinks all people over 70 are ignorant, who support Donald Trump, [“Caller misinformed” Sound Off, Nov. 29], apparently you haven’t reached that age of …
Sound off Impeach Dem president If they don’t try to impeach the next Democrat president we get then I am going to get some people together and start a protest and a riot. No comprehension These …
Sound off That parade was outstanding I just wanted to say that the Veterans Day Parade in Lillington was outstanding. The JROTC from Overhills High School was amazing. Their appearance and performance was …
Sound off Hell enlarging The Bible says that hell will enlarge itself. Hell is a lake of fire, very hot. That would explain why the ice on the surface of the earth is melting. That would make more sense …
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