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What were you doing at 22?

Person County commissioner Gordon Powell asked a thought-provoking question on Monday during the dedication of a roadway in honor of Person County native George H. Yarborough Jr. Yarborough was …

SunTrust sale will be good for the community

There is good news on the merger front. Officials with SunTrust and First Horizon Bank announced plans last week for First Horizon to acquire 30 SunTrust branches, including those in Roxboro and …
Columns

One holiday at a time if you please

It’s about to be the time of year when I get just a little bit excited. The big three are nearly upon us. Next week we celebrate Thanksgiving and just a few short weeks later it will be Christmas …

We can all disagree on the role of government

Very few conservatives are “anti-government.” We believe government should be limited in scope, in order to maximize the freedom to make your own decisions and live according to your own values. …

Sounding the alarm on deficit spending

Why aren’t the alarm bells ringing? But the bells are ringing. Then why aren’t we listening? Here is one bell ringing true and clear. Writing in The New York Times recently, Alan …

Ensuring the fate of self-government

Oh, boy, did I screw up my first attempt at covering a town council meeting. It was 1986, and I was spending the summer interning at a weekly newspaper in Nash County called the Spring Hope …

My house is always this clean (not)

Why is it? Why is it that, when my children come home for a visit, I feel the need to clean the house and make it look presentable? Is it possible that I might think they don’t remember the …
Letters to the Editor

Who has been brainwashed?

To the editor: The ardent detractor of President Donald Trump and all things Republican or conservative is at it again. This frequent letter writer is determined to convince people that the …

Missing Trump’s successes

To the editor: As I was reading a letter from a recent letter writer, I had to pause and think about other articles he has written. In most of his letters he always brings up something about …

Trump uses brainwashing to get way

To the editor: The ardent supporters of Donald Trump have their heads buried in clay. A recent letter writer is one of these supporters. Most citizens can plainly see that Trump is in bed with …

Now is the time to speak up

To the editor: Since 1977 Caswell County has been watching over your drinking water. We are stewards of Roxboro Lake, a drinking water reservoir for the city of Roxboro. We keep the trees …

Quarry not a good fit

To the editor: Recently, residents of Caswell County learned that The Sunrock Group has applied for a permit from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality to build a quarry on a 620-acre …
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