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Editorial: Davie always a leader in recycling 

We’ve had it made here in Davie County for years. We’ve taken it for granted. And now, we’re going to have to pay the cost. ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 17

American freedom and liberty I encourage readers to ignore articles disparaging our country and realize that we are truly fortunate living here. The China virus ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 10

Besse will work for the environment As a state, North Carolina is abounding with natural resources and beauty, from the crisp, cool mountain air to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Coronavirus proves we detest change

If nothing else, the coronavirus has proven that we aren’t prepared. And it has nothing to do with the number of respirators (remember when that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 3

Besse is for workforce, education When companies look at coming to a state or city, they often ask current employers about their experiences. Top on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: WWII stories ring true for many veterans 

Sheek Bowden Jr. came into the office Monday morning with two short stories he wanted to share. Interesting and cute stories, sure. Stories of widespread ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Opinion: Congress must do the right thing

By Eric Aft The last few months have been hard and continue to be devastating for people in our community who have lost loved ones, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Jim Rumley helped shape Cooleemee’s reputation 

Cooleemee has been called a lot of different things over the years; and often from those who lived elsewhere, those names weren’t flattering. Those people ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter: In support of Besse

I have known Dan Besse ever since we played church league softball against each other. Dan and I may have been on separate teams, but ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — Aug. 20

Strong leadership team I am excited by the letters supporting Terri LeGrand for Senate District 31. Terri has the determination, skills and experience to represent ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Istock column — Silly signs from the stars

By Tim Istock For the Clemmons Courier Top of the morning, one and all. I can’t begin to tell you how wonderful I feel today ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Postal service does a good job of delivering bills 

For more than 50 years, I’ve depended on the United States Postal Service. And to tell you the truth, I don’t think they’ve once let ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter: Besse supports education

As a parent during this time of uncertainty, I am most concerned about our public education system. With continued reductions in funding, it is difficult ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letter: Re-elect Sen. Krawiec

When I’m at an event or meeting where Sen. Joyce Krawiec is speaking, I’m always impressed with her knowledge of what is important to North ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

10 to Win! Initiative aims to support Davie educators 

It was an old stone building, on a side street in the sleepy little town of Mocksville. But it scared me half to death. I’m ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the editor — August 13

In support of LeGrand Terri LeGrand is running for N.C. Senate District 31. LeGrand will be an asset to the senate, to her constituents and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: A pandemic with a hurricane and an earthquake

While continuing to deal with the relentless coronavirus pandemic, the state of North Carolina also mixed in a hurricane and an earthquake in the last ... Read more

1 month ago by Jim Buice.

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Jim Buice.

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