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WWII veteran Tom Ferebee a true hero

Sometimes, this job does have its perks. I’ve met presidential candidates Bob Dole and Al Gore. I’ve played golf with Patrick Duffy and Bill Smitrovich. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Virus can’t stop the true joy of summer 

The summer of 2020. Will we ever be able to forget it? Wearing a face mask in the sweltering heat is no fun. Heck, wearing ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Column: Court system working to get through pandemic

By Jones Byrd Special to the Clemmons Courier As everyone is aware, we are in the midst of a historically turbulent time as we work ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — July 23

Generation Z will go down as the dumbest generation I am a Gen Z that is currently in college, and I graduated high school without ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Superintendent, school system doing their best 

Kudos to Jeff Wallace and his team at the Davie County School System. Admittedly, I was skeptical when he was named superintendent. It looked like ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the editor — July 16

Making the right choices I felt the need to write as I have watched people in public places not wearing a mask or staying six ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Police dept. in the news for wrong reason 

Mocksville Town Manager Matt Settlemyer could take a lesson from Terry Bralley. Way back in the mid-1980s, Bralley, the current economic developer for Davie County, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Tim Istock column: Hobo flies

By Tim Istock For the Clemmons Courier Earlier this afternoon, while sitting in my car at an intersection minding my own beeswax and waiting for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — July 9

Transparency The intention of this letter is to provide some information that is in regards to an article entitled “Letter give details of potential legal ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Jim Buice column: All quiet: Clemmons appreciates law enforcement officers; no holiday light show

Unlike some other places, the local police in Clemmons seem to be appreciated. Sgt. Brian Geiger, the head of the Clemmons community policing division of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jim Buice.

Humor quickly fading from coronavirus 

It was easy to write a humorous column about the toilet paper shortage in early April. The shortage is still going on. It’s not funny ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Help the police; old buildings; and old bodies

Lock your cars at night, folks. And be aware of the goings on in your own neighborhood. Last week, several areas of Davie County and ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the editor — June 18

Be respectful Isn’t it time for everyone to be more respectful of hospitalized victims of COVID-19 as well as their loved ones? Let’s not forget ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Missing baseball and wondering about unions

I miss baseball. To be specific, I miss watching the Atlanta Braves on television. I’m sure my Yankee friends feel the same about their team. ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Say it, white people: black lives matter

Black lives matter. There. I said it. If you’re white, you should say it, too. Out loud. Write it down and put it on your ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Buice column: The big screen: Drive-in movies making a comeback

Remember the days of the drive-in theaters? You have to be certain age to recall when watching a movie outdoors on the big screen became ... Read more

2 months ago by Jim Buice.

Letter to the editor — June 4

Does council have an agenda over property? As I watched the Clemmons Village Council’s last meeting, I was disturbed. First, if a person in the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Pandemic just a roadblock for Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 is something special. Forty-four years from now, I bet they’ll remember waiting in their cars to get a diploma, taking classes ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Yearning for some more live music

So we’re in another phase of reopening the economy from the coronavirus. More businesses are open. More could open, but aren’t. We only hope it’s ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Let’s get Goss marker corrected

U.S Marine Lance Cpl. James Spurgeon Goss was a hero. The young man had a tough home life growing up in Davie County, but he ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Question of the day: To wear a mask or not?

To wear a mask or not wear a mask? That is the question. While volunteering at a plant sale Saturday, it was appropriate for me ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Can staying at home cause hallucinations?

Has Roy Cooper had a haircut recently? I tend to be on the yes side. Others say he’s bushier than before in the back, and ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor: May 7

In support of Krawiec Now is a great time to begin looking at candidates to vote for on Nov. 3. I would like to point out ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Finding new normal during pandemic

During these days of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone is looking for that new normal — whatever that might be. That includes work, at least for ... Read more

3 months ago by Jim Buice.

Editorial — Davie loses two of its finest residents

Two of the people who have made Davie County great have left us over the past couple of weeks. Both held special places in my ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Scannelli column: Clemmons Feeds Clemmons — and beyond

All the creative and heartwarming initiatives born from this pandemic help to lift our spirits and hope amidst all the tragic losses. It reminds me of ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — April 30

Thanks for parade A heartfelt thank you to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office for the wonderful parade last week through our Old Meadowbrook neighborhood. I understand ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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