June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

Progress shuts down another pastime

They say progress is a good thing, but it can also be the end of some businesses and jobs. We’ve seen it many times through the years where progress helped one business flourish and caused major heartache to another.  More...

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New gun laws need greater scrutiny

RALEIGH  A bill moving through the General Assembly would allow legislators and legislative employees with concealed carry permits to bring their guns to the legislative complex, including the House and Senate floors.  More...

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Testing you about new work by noted N.C. authors

Let's see how well you are keeping up with recent books by North  Carolina authors. See how many new books and authors you can identify from the following clues.  1. Two "non-poetry" books by a former North Carolina poet laureate.  More...

PCAS has not been operated properly ‘for a very long time’

To the editor,  I am so happy that the Person County Animal Shelter (PCAS) is back in the news.  Maybe now the powers that be will not be able to turn a blind eye to the issues that the public has known were going on at the shelter.  O More...

‘Its time for a change at the top’ at the animal shelter

To the editor:  The recent article about the animal shelter reiterates what many of us have long feared.  It’s time that the county manager look at serious changes in the management of the shelter.  After the last event that made More...