October 18, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

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It’s history, no matter how you look at it

RALEIGH  T he enormity of a judge’s decision late last week to allow same-sex marriages in North Carolina probably didn’t hit some people until they watched the video of two men getting married live on TV or later on newspaper websit More...

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

To the editor:  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual reminder to encourage the women in your life to learn about breast cancer risks and commit to regular screenings for the disease, which is the second most deadly cancer More...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

To the editor:  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Although many strides have been made in the fight, we still have a long way to go.  According to www.nccadv.org, there were 55 domestic violence homicides in North Carolina More...

The recycling center is important to Person County

To the editor:  Mr. Puryear was wrong when he stated that Person County people don’t care much about recycling.  How shortsighted that comment is. More...


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Stimulus story reveals much

RALEIGH  I n the homestretch of the  Senate race between incumbent Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Tillis, the disclosure that Hagan’s family profited from the 2009 stimulus package she voted for has drawn a great deal of attention.&nbs More...