Opinion (408)

"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

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 13:57

If you want to see what brutality looks like ...

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If you want to see a real police brutality story, go into our archives and don't view the video we posted Tuesday of a matter at Dollar General where brutality is simply alleged and never occurred.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 07:05

I feel stupid when it comes to Trump

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I look in the mirror and sometimes think I'm a pretty smart guy and then Donald Trump comes along and makes me feel stupid.

Friday, 21 August 2015 12:19

Time for state to stop sweepstakes witch hunt

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We think it's time the state of North Carolina end the witch hunt and admit it blundered when it comes to legislation of Internet sweepstakes cafes or businesses like them.

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 07:06

Public Health Matters: Let's make it work

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August is World Breastfeeding Month, and this year’s theme, Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work!, asserts the importance of supporting working moms who are breastfeeding.

Thursday, 06 August 2015 10:14

Latest HCC appointments give new voices to board

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Halifax County commissioners and the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education made two key and sage appointments to the Halifax Community College Board of Trustees this week.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:48

An obstreperous school board? You decide

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During the latest round of hearings last week in the Leandro lawsuit, one topic came up again and again: local school boards and when they interfere with education.

The summer is quickly ending, and the school bells will be ringing next month.

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 09:25

The Striper Club II (Or how I told you so)

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I'm not an I told you so kind of person except on occasions when I have the opportunity to tell you so.

Thursday, 16 July 2015 06:10

That's pretty ginormous

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It's been a pretty ginormous week for stuff.

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 09:14

50 Shades of Oreo?

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And thus spoke Robert California of The Office fame on the world's greatest cookie, “They haven't really improved on the Oreo, have they?”

Thursday, 02 July 2015 08:44

rrspin in the days of the Resolves

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I had this brainstorm for a column after reading a rather silly thing on one of my favorite websites about Benjamin Franklin.

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