February 17, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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School shootings can’t keep happening

Ever since the first major school shooting to garner national attention – in Columbine, Colorado in 1999 – school leaders across the nation have developed plans to avoid similar incidents at their schools.They have made plans to react in More...

Remembering black inventors

As I reflect on this February, officially deemed and celebrated as “Black History Month,” I am reminded of all those early black pioneers who struggled to have a voice and place in our society.  More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re looking for the best TV couple ever.  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  How do you like your eggs?  1. In an omelet 2. Over easy 3. Poached 4. More...

Giving campaign a success

To the editor:  Over the past few months, the Person County Education Foundation conducted its annual Giving Campaign.  A “thank you” ad appears in this newspaper edition to show appreciation to all who donated to PCEF in 2017.& More...

Start over with VFDs

To the editor:  My property has never been listed in a Rural Fire Department, but when RFDs talk of taxing me for support, it gets my attention.  There is nothing wrong with the idea of having a fire department and filling what is lacking; More...