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Supreme Court case pits schools against parents

By Corey Friedman
| March 6, 2021

Battle lines are being redrawn in a First Amendment case on the Supreme Court’s docket. What started...

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March 5, 2021

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Dave Difilippo Cartoon

March 5, 2021

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Letter to the editor

Life more important than open schools

March 4, 2021

What is the value of a life? The current pandemic we are all dealing with has brought this question ...

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Letter to the editor

County health workers often overlooked

March 4, 2021

Through our most difficult times we all have much to be thankful for. The past year has been one of ...

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Letter to the editor

Insurrection supporters should pay political price

March 4, 2021

The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was more than enough for me to know our democracy is ...

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Letter to the editor

Granville health department deserves kudos

March 4, 2021

I wanted to give thanks to the Granville health department for how it has managed the COVID-19 vacci...

Commentary

Weekly devotional: Steady steps lead to righteousness

By Grace Ministries USA
| March 4, 2021

Psalm 119:133 (ESV) “Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominio...

James Gailliard

OPINION

Keep local government accountable, transparent

By James Gailliard
| March 3, 2021

Too often, the news is dominated by what divides us as Americans. Yet, there are values I think we a...

Gary Pearce

OPINION

What is Roy Cooper's special sauce?

By Gary Pearce
| March 1, 2021

A national reporter recently wrote a flattering article about Gov. Roy Cooper, but seemed flummoxed ...

John Hood

OPINION

Reduce health care's cost, not just its price

By John Hood
| March 1, 2021

RALEIGH — Too many North Carolinians lack access to the medical services they need.  One possible re...

OPINION

Private flag, sign rules stifle speech

By Corey Friedman
| February 28, 2021

Mark Silverstein is seizing his chance to wedge a foot in the door for free speech. After suing a su...

OPINION

Who cares about public notices? You should

By Dean Ridings
| February 25, 2021

One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that our city and county governments are require...

John Hood

OPINION

Higher costs won't help economy

By John Hood
| March 1, 2021

RALEIGH — If you think the cost of living is too low, I bear good tidings. The Biden administration ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Keeping kids first in education

By Tom Campbell
| March 1, 2021

Our legislators were correct in forcing the issue to reopen our schools. Their legislation was an a...

John Mayo

Commentary

Don’t overflow Granville; we’re at capacity

By John Mayo
| February 25, 2021

I was born in a small town, Oxford, and have held residence, and visited many larger, more populated...

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Letter to the Editor

Stay focused this year

February 25, 2021

In this new year, if you want to change something about yourself, remember that Rome was not built i...

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Letter to the Editor

Even after Jan. 6, this is America

February 25, 2021

During the summer of 1964, Fannie Lou Hamer asked “Is this America?” during the Democratic National ...

Dave DiFilippo Cartoon

February 25, 2021

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Commentary

Weekly devotional: Real hope is only found in the eternal

By Grace Ministries USA
| February 25, 2021

2 Timothy 3:16-17 (ESV) “All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for repro...


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