September 23, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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It’s always a good idea to stay around until the very end of the meeting

Here’s a word of advice to people who attend meetings of their local government to address a concern to their elected leaders.  Stay for the entire meeting.  Those elected leaders will almost never address your concerns at the time y More...

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Time to honor government retirees

To the editor: I’m writing to help right a wrong. It’s time to step up and honor the service of government retirees — treat us all equally. We are part of the community. More...

A tradition of excellence

I was seven years old when I attended my first Roxboro’s Junior Miss performance.  My mom took my sister, Caroline, and I to the performance to support our beloved babysitter, Dori Walker Hammock. More...

Partisan decline is nothing new

RALEIGH — In September, the GOP officially became the third-largest group of registered voters in North Carolina, as the number of unaffiliated voters surpassed Republican registration for the first time.  More...

Four books, four struggles

Could a miracle hair straightening ignite a deadly epidemic? Can a scientist persuade you that the findings of his discipline show the existence of God? More...