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Editorial: Big Brother watching our every move

Yes, Big Brother is watching us. Almost every move we make. I’m talking about cameras, and our reliance on them may be going a bit ... Read more

7 days ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Buice column: A history lesson that will live on

When I signed up along with a group of fellow explorers to walk in the footsteps of the pioneers as part of the Shallow Ford ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Next step for achieving equity — dismantle high-poverty public schools

By the Coalition for Equity In Public Education The School Choice application season for children starting kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The Resurrection

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — April 1

Domestic violence is too common Domestic violence is a huge issue in our world, as seen by the recent murder of Paula Marie Booth on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day again in Davie 

I’m celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year the same place I celebrated last year — at O’Callahan’s Publick House in Downtown Mocksville. I was there ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Barnhardt column: Spring is the favorite season for a reason 

Ahhh. Spring is just around the corner. Literally. As we enjoy the warm weather this week, our minds wander. Fresh, warm air. Light breezes, bringing ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Will we ever be able to hug and shake hands again?

In some ways, it seems like it was only yesterday, but then again, it feels like it was a long time ago. A year, in ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Tim Istock column: Pass the peas, please … right on by!

By Tim Istock For the Clemmons Courier I’m not exactly sure when I officially became a picky eater, but I strongly suspect I was born ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Joys of freedom slowly returning 

Walking through the grocery store on Saturday morning, my big head got in the way. One of those little straps that held my face mask ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: The Supremes — part of early music education

There weren’t a lot of frills to the house my family grew up in off Oak Grove Church Road near Mocksville. It was an old ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the editor — Feb. 25

The morals of a nation Something is happening in America that is un-American. We are being told to shut up. Social media platforms run by ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Counties once again looking to operate in the dark

By Philip M. Lucey Like a bad penny, legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in N.C. General Assembly. House members have ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: The early days of the Clemmons library

When Mary Cameron moved to Clemmons in 1984, she recalls having a hard time locating the local library. “I found out it was in where ... Read more

3 months ago by Jim Buice.

Editorial: Keep public notices in newspapers 

Rep. Harry Warren just doesn’t get it. When he personally resumed Republican legislators’ crusade against local newspapers and the public’s right to know last week, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — Feb. 4

Bohannon joins school board The WSFCS Board of Education has had to make some difficult decisions lately; and, they have plenty more to come. But, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Scannelli column: College financial assistance opportunities

By Sandi Scannelli For the Clemmons Courier Parents, grandparents and students. You likely know that now is the season to apply for college financial assistance — ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Hank Aaron lived his life with dignity 

I was there for No. 709. I had been to a few games prior to this one, so I may have seen Hammerin’ Hank Aaron ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial — Dr. King proof that words matter 

Words do matter. What you say matters. And today, as much as any time in our country’s recent history, the words of the Rev. Dr. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Jan. 14

Arrest those who stormed Capitol Building I, just like most Americans, am appalled at what happened in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. The individual perpetrators ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Google’s monopoly isn’t a game for newspapers

This editorial column is being made available to members of America’s Newspapers for reprint. It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial — Vaccine rollout creeping 

The way things are going, it may be in March, but I’ve decided to get the COVID vaccine when my turn rolls around. Don’t get ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Jim Buice column: Another weighty issue entering new year

A new start. A new year. Welcome, 2021! And good riddance to 2020, a year unlike any we’ve ever experienced… While it was comforting to ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: COVID relief bill includes not-so-obvious expenditures 

I was somewhat amused at the Facebook uproar over the recent COVID relief bill. It included a government spending plan that sent millions to overseas ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the Editor —Dec. 24

Zakaria’s new book Fareed Zakaria’s new book, “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World 2020,” is very informative and well written. Concerning the national income for ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Jesus is born

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — Dec. 17

Where do we go from here? There is talk among Democrats about packing the Supreme Court, installing multiple leftist judges so that, from then on, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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