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Leadership shown by PCS

A little more than five weeks from now, students across the state are expected to return to the classroom. Notice I used the word expected, because we still don’t know if that’s even a …

We’re going to be better

I hope you read the editorial in last week’s paper where I walked you all through the process that led to my return to the C-T as its new editor and publisher. Here is the Cliff’s Notes …
Columns

Hail to the Redskins, or what?

What would Joe Oxendine say to the Washington NFL football team about its nickname? Oxendine, a proud Lumbee Indian and a personal hero of mine, died in April at 90. He was chancellor of …

Don’t keep workers sidelined

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s “headline” unemployment rate in May was 12.9-percent. That’s the highest monthly rate since the Great Depression. But on a number of occasions during the month, I …

Working together to make it ‘Better in Person’

In two days, our nation will celebrate 244 years of sovereign independence. History serves as a reminder of the failures and successes of our nation. Some of them are glorious and some of them are …

Equal justice under the law

The phrase “Equal Justice Under Law” is engraved on the front of the United States Supreme Court building. The highest court in the land tout’s equal justice in this country. Yet, black …

I'm coming home

I was nursing my second cup of coffee and making breakfast for my kids Tuesday morning when my phone buzzed.  I had a text. I got as far as reading “answer your phone”, when …
Letters to the Editor

Which America do you want?

We have a national election coming in November. What kind of America do you want our elected leader to provide for you and your family? Four years ago, Donald Trump was a largely unknown quantity …

Thank you, hard workers

To the editor: As we begin to come out of this worldwide pandemic and take our first tentative steps into this brave new world, there are people that shine bright in our conscience. Among those …

Hats off to the EDC

To the editor: The Person County Economic Development Commission not only made the right decision but the logical decision in the $15 million federal grant request for the entire sewer system …

The day the TV news died

To the editor: You ever eat a bowl of fruit oatmeal with a hint of two percent milk in it with no TV on? Dang, I can hear the birds outside even on this rainy morning. My conversations with …

Focus on economic development

To the editor: Person County is at a crossroads as it relates to its future, growth and economy. The county’s population has only increased by .2 percent since 2010 according to data found on …
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