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Trump’s 2019 Thanksgiving proclamation

On Thanksgiving Day, we remember with reverence and gratitude the bountiful blessings afforded to us by our Creator, and we recommit to sharing in a ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month: A Time of reflection

By Linda Darden Since our inception in 1979, Trellis Supportive Care (formerly Hospice & Palliative CareCenter) has grown to meet community needs and has benefited ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: One issue doomed Dan Forest 

Remember all of those pundits who said the coronavirus would be gone after the election? It isn’t. And it doesn’t matter who wins or won ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — Nov. 12

Impressed with Titan Tattler I am very impressed by the young man who writes the Titan Tatter. Jackson provides sports information very clearly and his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Nov. 5

Reimagining preventive medicine: Bridging environment and health In 2017, Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas, a physician poised to win his Senate election this fall, stated ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Feeling like summer at the beach

Instead of Christmas in July, this was summer in late October. Our annual beach trip never happened in the summer of 2020, at least according ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jim Buice.

Editorial: Don’t let pandemic stop you from honoring veterans 

What do you say to Harold Frank of Cornatzer, the Davie man who went through hell in a German prisoner of war camp during World ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Farming is an honorable ad needed calling

I should have been a farmer. Even as a child, I loved working in the family vegetable garden. I didn’t mind using a hoe to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Column: What patriotism looks like to me

By Gerry Mulligan Citrus County Chronicle What does civility and patriotism look like today? This is what it means to me: It means you love ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 22

Krawiec is hard worker I’ve seen some lazy representatives/senators working in the legislature, and I’ve seen some hard-working representatives/senators. The hardest working representative or senator ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Will politics as usual ever be the same again? 

I’m beginning to agree with some advice found within a song of the late, great songwriter John Prine. The opening line of the chorus of ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Istock column: WeeBook

In the interests of fair disclosure, I must confess that do not participate in social media. I still own a ‘dumb’ phone with zero apps, ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 15

Educational excellence Success of our democracy depends on a well educated citizenry. Regrettably, our current legislature has failed us by under funding the public school ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 8

Besse gives hope I vote because I believe voting is my best chance to get a hopeful government — hope for affordable health care, hope ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Southern science helps predict the weather

Hold on tight, folks. There’s almost three months left in 2020. We all know about 2020 — the year we wish had never happened. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Board made right decision in denying gun range permit 

It was better than a television drama show. When the Davie County Board of Adjustments met last week to decide whether to issue a special ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Buice column: Weekend getaway was far overdue

Finally, a sense of normalcy — or so it seemed. For the first time since the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, we hit the road ... Read more

2 months ago by Jim Buice.

Letters to the editor — Oct. 1

Krawiec deserves another term Sen. Joyce Krawiec has served the citizens of Senate District 31 very well and deserves reelection. When Sen. Krawiec was first ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Sept. 24

In support of Zenger It is a genuine privilege to be able to write a letter to endorse Jeff Zenger for N.C. House District 74. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

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