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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

18 hours 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

18 hours 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

18 hours 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Simple life: One-week quarantine budget challenge and some lessons learned

By Larry Stombaugh For the Clemmons Courier A few months ago, no one could have envisioned a world where most of us are wearing masks ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — April 23

Barbers and beauticians are essential Mike Barnhardt’s recent column concerning essential/nonessential businesses hit the nail on the head when he wrote that the need for ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Scannelli column: Help for local small businesses, nonprofits and self-employed

By Sandi Scannelli For the Clemmons Courier Here we are — a few long weeks into the stay-at-home order. The COVID-19 Clemmons-Lewisville Response Fund team has ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Our lives filled with ‘new normals’

They say we’re in for a new normal when governments start easing coronavirus restrictions. A new normal? I’ve been dealing with that all of my ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — April 16

Easter service brings folks together — separately In these trying times, there is a hunger never seen before among people for prayer and fellowship. Many ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Songwriting master dies from COVID-19

On Tuesday, April 7, I was doing what I normally do during this coronavirus quarantine — sitting on my patio, enjoying a cold one, smelling ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Newspapers are on the front line

We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, but its impact on America’s communities is local. First responders are our neighbors helping our neighbors, rushing ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

How much toilet paper has Burr stockpiled?

I wonder how much toilet paper Richard Burr has stocked up at home. One roll, two rolls, 200 rolls? You know Richard Burr. He’s our ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

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