DACA = Dems Against Common Americans

DACA = Dems Against Common Americans

As I sit here on Friday, a stare-down is continuing in Washington over a spending bill that was threatening to shut down the federal government at mid...

January 20th, 2018 |  


A dusting for the record books

A dusting for the record books

Two days trapped in the house by a dusting of snow has not been my idea of a good time. That was quite a dusting, wasn’t it? As dustings of snow...

January 19th, 2018 |  


What if I were commish for a day?

What if I were commish for a day?

A fun pastime with my sports buddies is to pick a person in power and ask what your pals would do if they could take his place for a single day.If you...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Last Week in Sports: “Whoa, Nellie!” and everything football

Saturdays may be for the boys, but they certainly won’t be the same with college football taking a hiatus until August.Many things are coming to...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Reader questions need for county offices

To the Editor,We’ve seen several newspaper articles over the past month or so about different county projects. When we put them all together we ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Sessions should pipe down about pot

Sessions should pipe down about pot

Isn’t it interesting that with all the issues on his Justice Department plate — the opioid crisis, gang and inner-city violence and identi...

January 13th, 2018 |  


God is calling you to holiness

God is calling you to holiness

I Peter 1:15, “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation (word and behavior). Read also I Thess.4:7.N...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Missed chance for another Big Bang

Missed chance for another Big Bang

There was a time not so many years ago when social media was not the 800-pound gorilla of human interaction that it has since become.Now that social m...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Water deal good for all involved

More than a decade ago, Mount Airy made costly upgrades to its water and sewer system to better serve its large industrial customers.Most everyone kno...

January 11th, 2018 |  


The Panthers’ future looks uncertain

The Panthers’ future looks uncertain

Two weeks ago, the Carolina Panthers were 11-4 and one win away from taking the NFC South title and home field advantage for the first game of the pla...

January 11th, 2018 |