Opinion (350)

"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

Thursday, 02 July 2015 12:44

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.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:20

Public Health Matters: Summer safety

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If you are like most families, you enjoy your summers traveling, relaxing, unwinding, and having fun.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 14:59

From the sheriff: Fireworks safety

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With warm weather and family events, the Fourth of July can be a fun time with great memories.

Monday, 22 June 2015 12:10

Duality of the 'Southern thing'

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Ain't about no cotton fields or cotton picking lies. Ain't about the races, the crying shame, to the (expletive) rich man all poor people look the same

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 17:04

Bloomsday: On the book we couldn't finish

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Today is the day we literary types take pause, raise a pint and eat livers and other nasty stuff to honor a book most of us have never read to completion.

Thursday, 11 June 2015 18:31

From the sheriff: Safe boating tips

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Keep the fun on the water coming — whether it's a fishing boat, a canoe, or a personal watercraft that floats your boat.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 18:28

Thoughts on desperate calls

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The view from my perch in the catbird seat is that crime is somehow tolerated and minimized no matter if it's murder or mischief.

Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:24

From the sheriff: Uniform crime reporting data

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The following is a summary of the Halifax County Sheriff's Office 2014 and updated 2013 index crime data as submitted to the State Bureau of Investigation through the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Also included is the Index Crime Rate based upon the index crime data reported.

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