December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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Roxboro’s council undergoes a rebirth

December is a month of rebirth in many ways.  Aside from the obvious birth of the baby Jesus, which marks the beginning of God’s promise to Christians of a savior, December is also the month that most local governments reorganize, appoint More...

Police Dept. losing a fine man

Over the years, it’s been my good fortune to know a number of police officers. Wendell police Sgt. Jody Wall and the late Bobby Langston coached my daughter Pitt in her shortlived softball career.  More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: Person County .re chiefs have proposed the creation of a .re tax to help cover the cost of operations. Is a 1.4 cent tax increase too much to pay for .re service? More...

Kirby’s service will be missed

To the editor:  I’ve been very interested in police Chief David Hess’ message about Tony Kirby’s retirement.  More...

Would vote for Roy Moore

To the editor:  More...

Daniels’ decision saved Christmas during WW I

Josephus Daniels, one of the most prominent North Carolinians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, played a key role in a story that often circulates around Christmastime. More...

A few gift ideas to help you out of a last-minute jam

You forgot somebody, didn’t you? Somebody who is expecting a present from you? And now, remembering, you have no idea what to give to that person, do you?  Here are some thoughts for you from my recent reading.  More...