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Wrong way, right result

The end of Monday night’s Person County Board of Commissioners meeting was simply jaw-dropping.In a move that seemingly came out of nowhere, Commissioner Derrick Sims made a motion to remove …

Making voting stress-free

I guess it’s never too early to start looking forward to the next election.That’s exactly what we did in our office earlier this week as we began the process of formulating a plan for …
Columns

Budd’s not showing effective leadership

My response to Congressman Ted Budd’s (R-NC13) op-ed on March 25 regarding his faulty attempts at showing any interest or effective leadership at helping his constituents get better internet …

Op-Ed: Rural Broadband Must be Prioritized

Making sure citizens of the 13th district have access to broadband and high-speed internet has been a top priority for me since I was first elected to Congress, and this issue is particularly …

CONSERVATIVE CORNER — Dear Democrats, it’s up to you

Dear Democrats, After watching Joe Biden’s first three weeks, we can clearly see there is no hope for our country if we have him and a Democratic congress in charge of America for four …

BLIZZARD: The surreal life of COVID volleyball

I guess it didn’t really sink in just how different sports are now until I witnessed it for myself.Our sports editor, Aidan Jensen, is enjoying a nice vacation with his family in sunny Florida …

BLIZZARD: How many Snows can you fit through a sunroof?

I know many of you read your copy of The Courier-Times after you get home from work on Thursday, and if this just happens to be the case for you, you’re probably reading this as I am sitting in …
Letters to the Editor

Deeply distressed and embarrassed

To the editor:First, let me begin by offering my sincere apologies to the citizens of Person County for an event that took place at the county commission meeting April 5, 2021 at 7 p.m. I am deeply …

Ugly opinions

Dear Mr. Snow,We have read some very harsh words from Mr. Lester (Democrat) and Republicans.When you first started with all of these harsh opinions — at the end not necessarily the opinion of …

Let's be on shaky ground together

To the editor:I found Mr. Withers’ Conservative Corner in the March 18, 2021 issue of the Courier fascinating. It seems to illustrate how the Republicans and Democrats are in perfect …

Thank your mailman

To the editor:One time, when Mark Twain forgot the address of a friend, he wrote on the envelope: “To Mr. C.M. Underhill, who is in the coal business in one of those streets there, and is very …

Dear Americans

Dear Republicans and other members of the United States of America,We are the United States of America, not Republicans of Democrats.Clearly wanting unity for us, Mr. Biden has claimed Executive …
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