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"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad" — Albert Camus

Friday, 16 June 2017 08:04

The movie had a plot

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There was a story we did nearly a year ago — Silent movie without a plot — which described in detail a warehouse used in Rocky Mount.

Friday, 26 May 2017 06:13

Operation Rockfish was always about intent

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With the only person in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case to not take a plea found guilty earlier this week, it will be soon now when the other 14 wise enough to take a plea will be sentenced.

From your keyboard, stained orange from the Cheetos and Doritos you have consumed in your purple haze state of bliss, the bong still smoking, you decide now is the perfect time to deride the po-lice.

Obviously, there was a pragmatic, cold, number-crunching side which led to the unanimous approval of Chaloner pool repairs Tuesday night.

Friday, 24 February 2017 11:51

Talkin' fake news blues

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Everybody’s talkin’ about fake news this and fake news that.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 13:55

New hunting proposals ludicrous

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I wish to address the new proposed hunting regulations for Halifax County.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 12:39

Pride in Mira's DWY accomplishments

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The last weekend in January was a great one for our local Distinguished Young Women Program.

Friday, 03 February 2017 18:33

Hearty patriots, stinky venison and horned cattle

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Our founding fathers were a brave lot or hearty lot, depending on your perspective and judging from the stuff they ate.

Monday, 09 January 2017 13:17

I found bread, I found milk

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The vast milk and bread conspiracy theorists will tell you there is no bread or milk to be found.

Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:45

Potato soup for the third party soul

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I pondered the occurrences of Tuesday night at the bar at Logan’s Wednesday over a bowl of creamy potato soup, lots of pepper shaken onto it.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:23

School tax: Count us as naysayers

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Count us in as "naysayers" but not as a "fearmongers.”

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:19

Lake voices supporting school tax

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As citizens who live full or part-time on Lake Gaston and within the attendance zone of the Halifax County Public School District, we support the supplemental tax which is on the November ballot.

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