Protect the right to be wrong
RALEIGH — I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smartphone ap...
Cawthorn cries freedom, then plays censor
His name may be a nod to the Founding Father and fourth president, but Rep. Madison Cawthorn is no J...
Will online shopping replace supermarket, mall trips?
One of my most enduring memories as a small child was the weekly shopping trip with my mother. This...
Get the children back in class
COVID-19 is raging. More and more school districts are making decisions not to return students to in...
Competing schools serve families well
RALEIGH — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our schools have gone in a variety of directions. So...
Why I got the COVID-19 vaccine
For most of us, this past holiday season was unlike any other we have experienced. Instead of the ty...
Control means of production for food security
Obviously I am of the opinion that agriculture is very important. Around 2008, H1N1 was in the news ...
Weekly Devotional: Taking our thoughts captive
2 CORINTHIANS 10:5 (ESV) “WE DESTROY ARGUMENTS AND EVERY LOFTY OPINION RAISED AGAINST THE KNOWLEDGE ...
What we need is a vaccination
My pastor, LuAnn Charlton, led the drive-in worship in the church parking lot. Her scripture was Psa...
Letters to the Editor
Media brings access to local government
One day I saw a T-shirt that said “Defund the media.” Everybody has the right to free speech. We may...
Thankful for this newspaper’s commitment
20/20 vision not revealed in 2020
20/20 vision revealed in 2020
Consider pet adoption to stave off winter blues
Celebrate Granville’s 275-year anniversary
Writer’s inflation claim would make me starve
If veterans have to show ID, voters can
Efficiency of Fall Clean Out deserving of acclaim
LETTER: Writer’s inflation claim would make me starve
LETTER: If veterans have to show ID, voters can
LETTER: Fall Clean Out efficiency deserves acclaim
In Our Opinion
Thank you, 2020 letter writers
These opinion pages are made better when it reflects the diverse, local opinions of its community — ...
Mask mandate drafts businesses as Cooper’s cops
Guest editorial North Carolina’s newest law enforcers won’t be sworn to protect and serve. They’ll be unarmed, and instead of badges, their uniforms will feature name tags from supermarkets, …
Guest editorial: Police reform must start with transparency
As stakeholders work to repair North Carolina’s criminal justice system, they should make Louis Brandeis’ famous declaration their constant refrain: Sunlight is the best …
Open government guarantee belongs in NC Constitution
Along with public health, the COVID-19 pandemic is testing government transparency in North Carolina. State officials have withheld vital information about coronavirus outbreaks that would help …