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Business community has a never-say-die spirit

A short walk through Uptown Roxboro illuminated a pleasant fact Thursday afternoon. Business is still churning in Roxboro. Sure the coronavirus has had an impact. Restaurants can’t seat …

Take heed of warnings issued by our leaders

Now is not the time to take umbrage with our statewide or local political and governmental leadership. Officials at both levels are being faced with a host of bad choices as they try to navigate …
Columns

Fighting virus confinement boredom with a good book

“Smart people don’t get bored,” my friend announced when I told her that a lot of people were getting bored from the home-confinement imposed by the ongoing pandemic. “Smart people can …

Pork barrel politics doesn’t belong in crisis bill

How does a spending bill become a 1,100-page novel? Well, Washington Democrats are again showing their true colors. They are using old tried and true measures to pull the wool over our eyes and add …

Coronavirus certainly has everyone’s attention

Several weeks of constant bad news about the economy in 2008 finally caught my attention enough to realize that news was going to affect everyone. At that point, I began to worry. For several …

Coronavirus pandemic tests most important institutions

The COVID-19 outbreak has already taken lives, disrupted families and communities, and inflicted significant damage to our economy. Will it also inflict significant damage to the core institutions of …

Jean Carlisle Holman made a difference

March is Women’s History Month, when cultural institutions typically focus on highlighting the contributions of women. This year, with the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving U.S. women …
Letters to the Editor

Is the cure worse than COVID-19?

To the editor: I was delighted to see this March 22 tweet from President Trump: “WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF. AT THE END OF THE 15-DAY PERIOD, WE WILL MAKE A DECISION …

Burr should resign in wake of stock sale

To the editor, Every North Carolina farm boy knows that an old tractor with a grinding noise between the engine and rear end likely has a transmission that will soon fail. He also knows that a big …

COVID-19 is God’s wake up call

To the editor: As America continues to sink deeper into the throws of this pandemic God is speaking but are we listening? This is God’s thunderclap to America and the world. A thunderclap is …

Writer calls Democrats socialists

To the editor: Between now and Election Day (Nov 3) Republicans in Person County will be illustrating the mammoth differences between conservative policies and socialist Democrat …

Take senior center survey

To the editor: I read the editorial about the senior citizen survey in the Feb. 22 edition of The C-T and I’m happy to have seen it. I’ve served on the Person County Senior Citizen Advisory …
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