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Good call by the PCS school board

At the time of this writing, early Wednesday morning, most students in Person County are about to begin their third day of school. During the past two days, we’ve heard the usual stories …

A tone-deaf decision

It was a little after 9:30 last Wednesday evening when seemingly every cell phone in Person County started buzzing with news that the Person High School Drill Team would be no more. Drill Team …
Columns

September 11: What do we say now?

What should we say to each other about Sept. 11, 2001, now that 20 years have gone by since the awful day and our troops are leaving Afghanistan? In searching for an answer, I found the column I …

Professional standards

The May C-T column, laid out several police reforms our agency initiated the past several years without legislative mandates, because we understood the importance of professionalism in 21st Century …

BLIZZARD — Bowling night in Person County

A couple of weeks ago, I received a letter to the editor from someone who I haven’t seen in a while, but when I saw his name popped up in my emails, it brightened my day. Paul Ehresmann is a …

BLIZZARD — The newest members of #TeamSnow

As I write this column, I’m sitting on my couch in the dark trying to be as quiet as possible so I don’t wake up these two fun dogs sitting sleeping in their crate. We’re …

CONSERVATIVE CORNER — Dear Democrats, local elections are never ‘non-partisan’

About a month ago, C-T Publisher Kelly Snow wrote an editorial about “Removing partisanship from local elections”. It was nicely written, and I’m sure it was familiar territory for …
Letters to the Editor

Not a fair and unbiased hearing

To the editor: I really have some fond memories of Roxboro when I was a child. My grandparents lived there, and I had some great times visiting with them on weekends and for weeks during the …

Devastating effects of WEP

Dear Editor, I am a retired federal employee in Person County writing to raise awareness of the devastating effects of the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) experienced by nearly two million …

Private property rights

To the editor: My wife Linda and I own land that is optioned to a company, Berea Solar, for development of clean energy. Many people call them “solar farms.” My father bought this …

Respect landowners’ rights

To the Editor: We are two of the landowners seeking to be allowed the use of our land as a solar farm. As a real estate broker, I understand and appreciate landowners rights. The person(s) who …

More than just movies

To the editor: The recent article about Palace Pointe being up for sale was a reality check concerning the facility and its being closed for quite a while. The article focused on the movie …
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