Opinion (305)

"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

Saturday, 20 December 2014 15:38

Spare change, meaty issues and Christmas

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This whole column started when I was thinking back to last week and I gave somebody a dollar and all the spare change I had in my car.

Friday, 12 December 2014 19:11

Public Health Matters: HIV awareness

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Over the last several months, there has been much attention and fear surrounding the Ebola virus. We have another clear, present, and preventable danger, the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 17:49

If the rumor mill could spin cotton

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If the rumor mill could spin cotton, the textile mills would have never closed.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 17:48

When Black Friday comes: Cautionary rules of engagement

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If you're going to be one of those quote, un-quote brave souls who get up at 3 in the morning to stand in line for a doorbuster and a commemorative Christmas decoration advertising big box chain X, I wish you godspeed.

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.

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