April 7, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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Child abuse still on the rise in Person

The numbers are startling. Last year, there were 93 substantiated cases of child abuse in Person County.  That figure is up from 85 the year before. More...

Decoding Trump’s approval rating

Can a new book about North Carolina’s famous Siamese twins help explain today’s persistent, even growing, support for President Donald Trump?  More...

Sheriffs often more recognizable than many state leaders

In the 1969 parody Support Your Local Sheriff!, James Garner plays a skilled but disreputable gunslinger who stumbles his way into the job of sheriff in a Colorado frontier town. More...

Republic, not a democracy

To the editor:  A recent letter to the editor perplexed me as the writer expounded on the merits of a new book published by Harvard professors. My first musing is that Harvard professors don’t merit all the accolades bestowed upon them. More...

Law enforcement willingly swims among the sharks

Power and effectual change can be a breath of fresh air. Two weeks ago, most of us were amazed as the change of the seasons brought us a full day of snow that melted away as it snowed. More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: What’s your favorite meal of the day?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  Would you rather live on a mansion or a farm?  1. Masion 2. Farm  To vote on this question, go to: www.personcountylife.com   More...