Opinion (301)

"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, 07 November 2014 19:26

Public Health Matters: No place like home

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When I think about the phrase “There’s No Place Like Home,” as a child, my first thought was the character Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz book and movie.

Friday, 07 November 2014 19:14

Letter of thanks from Wes Tripp

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Dear Citizens of Halifax County,


Saturday, 01 November 2014 15:41

I voted. Now reward me

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I voted Thursday. Now reward me.

Friday, 31 October 2014 19:06

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 17:13

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 13:58

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 10:32

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 12:44

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.”

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