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You may have unclaimed money

Think back: Have you ever been owed money – maybe a refund from a business, security deposit from a landlord or the return of a deposit from a utility company – and never received it? …

A disappointing presentation

After more than five months of waiting, the findings and recommendations of the EDC Task Force were presented to the Person County Board of Commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Kind …
Columns

BLIZZARD: I guess they like the kids more

As I begin to write the Snow family Thanksgiving caper, it’s a little before 4 o’clock on Wednesday morning and I’m nursing my first of what I’m sure will be several cups of …

Yes, with action

And he said, “May you be blessed by the Lord, my daughter. You have made this last kindness greater than the first in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich. And now, my …

Home from Afghanistan

Our man in Afghanistan is home. But he is still covering Afghanistan for The New York Times. David Zucchino, Pulitzer Prize winning author of “Wilmington’s Lie,” had a …

Public conflicted on housing markets

As they witness rapidly escalating costs for building, buying, and maintaining homes, the vast majority of North Carolinians clearly want their leaders to do something about affordable …

The season of thankfulness

A season of thankfulness is upon us.  The crisp chill in the air and leaves showing their natural beauty, are reminders of change on the horizon. We change from a season of warmth, beach trips, …
Letters to the Editor

You forgot one

Hey, Andy. You forgot one: The Big Lie — that the 2020 presidential election was stolen. The lie that “Trumps” all those supposed ones in your list. Robert …

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 …
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