December 11, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

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The ‘rithmetic of school investments in N.C.

Today in North Carolina

RALEIGH During last year’s legislative session, quite a bit of debate occurred regarding the real effects of budget-cutting on the public schools. More...

Protecting community hospitals across the country

To the editor:  Person Memorial Hospital is proud to be part of this community. More...

‘This makes sense to someone out there’

To the editor:  I was listening to public radio the other day and heard a report about how the federal government is worried that there may be fraud in the unemployment payment program.  The program is administered by the State of North Ca More...

Wish for 2014

To the editor:  An attempt to have John Heuer enter the Yanceyville Christmas Parade with his Veterans for Peace flag didn’t work. He had promised Sue they would go Christmas shopping. More...

Angels among us

To the editor:  I needed to purchase doughnuts for a Hanging of the Greens service at my church, so I stopped by Food Lion Saturday morning.  I picked up 13 dozen doughnuts and headed to the checkout.  More...

Remembering Gene Berryhill

Person County lost a good friend Sunday evening when Eugene (Gene) Caldwell Berryhill Sr. passed away at his Berryhill Road residence.  Berryhill, 92, was not a native of Person County, but he was a true Personian. More...

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North Carolina’s Mandelas

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Nelson Mandela’s death last week at the age of 95 prompted a worldwide celebration of his life. The attention to him these past few days is testimony to the power of his wise and unselfish leadership. Mandela’s example was transformative. More...