April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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Volunteers add to the richness of life

Two stories in Saturday’s edition of The Courier Times illustrate an important point.  The value of volunteers is immeasurable.  The Roxboro Jaycees recognized a handful of Person County residents and community leaders who have given More...

Unraveling mysteries behind the Iron Curtain

Why would North Carolinian Elizabeth Kostova, who is a New York Times No.1 bestselling author, set her action-packed novel in Bulgaria?  I will give you an answer in a minute. But first, a little bit about her new book, The Shadow Land.  More...

We can learn from the lessons of the past 225 years in Person County

This year marks the 225th anniversary of Person County’s creation.  Carved out of Caswell County in 1792, the county was named in honor of Revolutionary War hero Gen. More...

Writer takes a Libertarian view of judiciary’s role

During a March 27 talk at North Carolina State University, Georgetown University law professor Randy Barnett told the assembled faculty, students, and other members of the audience that many of his allies on the political Right were wrong.  More...

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