Opinion (410)

"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, 31 October 2014 15:06

All encouraged to help March of Patriots

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AMVETS Post 101 is proud to announce the 13th Annual March of Patriots and annual Veterans Day Service, Sunday November 9 at 3 p.m.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:13

If you want to know, just ask

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If you want to know something about me, the easiest thing to do is ask.

Thursday, 16 October 2014 09:58

But you're still eating that barbecue

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But you're still eating that good old pork barbecue.

Friday, 10 October 2014 06:32

Voter trust and the Aquatic Center

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I find it extremely disturbing that, as of 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, the closing of the Aquatic Center was a "possibility" and as of Thursday morning, it was a done deal with the announcement made that, as of Monday, October 13, 2014, the doors would be closed.

Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:44

Refuting the dubious 'Sambo' columns

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In the August-September edition of the Weekly Defender newspaper, editor Nehemiah Smith Jr. published what he referred to as “Michael Wray and the League of Un-extraordinary Sambos.”

Friday, 03 October 2014 09:52

Looking at the photos of five teenagers

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I had it in my mind to write some hearts and flowers column, one about how, after looking at the photos of five teenagers, I don't understand.

Thursday, 02 October 2014 16:34

Public Health Matters: Breast cancer awareness

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Imagine lying in bed in the middle of the night, after getting up with a sick child, trying to go back to sleep.

Thursday, 25 September 2014 07:52

Giant phone thumbs: It's time to step back

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If you have to buy a giant thumb to navigate your cell phone and use a smartphone ergonomics chart then I would say you're probably using your cell phone way too much and could stand to walk away for a little while.

Friday, 19 September 2014 06:48

Human issues

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In trying to wrap my thoughts around the Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice fiascos, I couldn't — until I read my commissioner's note in one of the fantasy football leagues I play in.

Monday, 15 September 2014 14:20

Trail Life USA begins recruitment drive

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Trail Life USA and American Heritage Girls teaches young men and women, ages 5-18, adventure, character, and leadership through a program centering on outdoor experiences that builds life skills and allows them to grow on a personal level and as a role model and leader for their peers.

Monday, 15 September 2014 11:18

Greene endorsement of Tripp

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Fellow Citizens of Halifax County,

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