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January 6, 2021

Health care providers issue plea When we undertook our role as health care providers, we promised to...

Selma deserves better

October 27, 2020

The accolades you heaped on Mayor Cheryl Oliver in the beginning of your editorial remind me of a previous president — clean, articulate, well-spoken. I don’t care how well they dress, how …

Selma says meeting was neither secret, nor closed to public

October 20, 2020

In response to the Sept. 30 Johnstonian News article stating that the Selma Town Council had violated the public meetings law during its August retreat and in response to subsequent editorials, we …

A Trump rally is something to behold

October 20, 2020

If you’ve never been to a Trump rally, and these events might one day be a thing of the past, let me enlighten you: To me, Trump’s patriotic rallies are among his hundreds of achievements, the …

Democrats open door to voter fraud

October 6, 2020

Rewriting election laws in the middle of an election is outrageous and irresponsible, but that is exactly what the State Board of Elections wants to do in North Carolina. After the voter fraud that …

Elections have consequences

October 6, 2020

Why should one care about a rigged election? We know that when an American votes, his or her vote could be canceled by an illegal vote. And for every American vote that is canceled, a job could be …

This is the real Allen Wellons

September 15, 2020

For the past several months, we have watched a political ad accusing N.C. Senate candidate Allen Wellons of borrowing state-owned generators to cure tobacco for himself. WRAL investigated and found …

President Trump is protecting seniors

September 15, 2020

President Trump is keeping his promises to all, especially to seniors. More than any other president in history, the Trump administration keeps seniors first in heart. He sent medical ships. In New …

This is the real Allen Wellons

September 15, 2020

Trump succeeding where Democrats failed

August 4, 2020

Democrats must empower local police and end the destructive riots and looting. Federal agents are available to help, but it is not their primary job to protect local property and citizens. What …

Letters to the Editor

August 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to Johnston County. Perhaps the one that hits home the most is health care or, more importantly, the lack of health care. Having to choose between …

Who is my neighbor during COVID-19?

July 28, 2020

In Matthew 22:37-39, Jesus says, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like …

Visitors to Selma applaud fireworks

July 7, 2020

On July 2, my husband’s 66th birthday, we cautiously left our sheltering-at-home in Carrboro to drive to Selma. We had read that they promised a safe, stay-in-your-car holiday fireworks …

Johnston must slow pace of development

June 30, 2020

I’m responding to the June 9 editorial “Here’s another plea to keep the county’s housing affordable.” For at least the last three decades, I’ve watched developers exploiting our …

We cannot surrender our freedom

June 2, 2020

“If you don’t know to vote for me, then you ain’t black.” Those words came from Joe Biden, Democratic presidential candidate. When will this ever end? We are all one race, the human race. …

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