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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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Buice column: Life as it once was has changed drastically

On a typical night, the parking lot at Pete’s Family Restaurant is packed with vehicles as patrons head inside to put their names on the ... Read more

4 months ago by Jim Buice.

Scannelli column: Clemmons Rotary Club leading gifts

Another week, another chapter in living through a pandemic. It should come as no surprise that Rotarians with an international motto of “service above self” are ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Barbers, beauticians really are essential

As I said last week, don’t panic, we’re all in this together. I keep saying that to myself over and over. After Monday’s announcement that ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Sharing the love … and the TP

What a stunning week. Life as we’ve known it is changing so quickly that this column may very well be out of date when you read ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Editorial: Don’t panic, we’re all in this together

We’re all in this together, folks. Black and white, Muslim and Christian, Republican and Democrat. We’re all in this together. It’s somewhat understandable about the ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Interracial couple may have been first in state

Omelia Diane Farrington Garner didn’t grow up in Davie County, but she spent quite a bit of time here visiting her aunt, the late Lillian ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Open meetings should be goal of all boards

It seems that every candidate for office promises to have an open door. They want to hear from their constituents on just about every issue. ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letters to the editor — March 12

Thanks for supporting teachers We would like to thank all those who contributed and supported our successful quarter-cent sales tax campaign to increase local teacher ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: From 7 to 63: Film documents the ups and downs of life

You may have heard the general truth: “Give me a child until he is 7, and I will give you the man.” I’ve honestly never ... Read more

5 months ago by Jim Buice.

Letter to the editor — In favor of sales tax

This past weekend, I voted for the quarter-cent sales tax to raise our teacher’s salaries in Forsyth County. Every year, the county hemorrhages good, high-quality ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Feb. 27

Vote for sales and use tax On the ballot this March, there is a tax issue that will be used 100% locally to fund schools ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the editor — Feb. 13

In support of McHenry As I am sure you are aware, due to the Congressional re-districting in North Carolina, Forsyth County will no longer be ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Bull stands out along Clemmons road

Most of the people driving along U.S. 158 through Clemmons have noticed a recent addition to the landscape. Hey, you can’t miss it. There’s a ... Read more

6 months ago by Jim Buice.

Letter to the editor — Jan. 30

Clemmons a community of support We have always known that Clemmons is a friendly, giving community. That thought was reinforced lately when our son, Andrew Cameron, ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Letter to the Editor — Jan. 9

Future scenario It’s not so nutty to contemplate the end of our grand experiment with democracy by 2025, under sustained missile attacks against our coastal ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Buice column: Pound away: New Year brings a fresh start to diet after holidays

Here I go again. Another new year. Another diet. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Actually, I figured last year by making the big-time ... Read more

7 months ago by Jim Buice.

Letters to the editor — Jan. 2

Class of ’69 a special event In 2019, a number of “50th anniversary” events took place celebrating the outstanding year of 1969: Man walked on ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Scannelli column: First to respond

Have you ever noticed that nights, weekends and especially holidays somehow seem to be magnets for emergencies that require an urgent and immediate response? How ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Letters to the editor — Dec. 19

Lofland’s speech about ‘elites’ A couple of weeks ago, the Clemmons Courier’s review of the council term of Mike Combest was a terrific compliment to ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

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