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A lifesaving program for our community

A little after 8 a.m. last Wednesday morning, we got a text from the Person County Sheriff’s Department letting us know it had a pretty good story to share with us.The story lineup for the next …

A transition of power

As I write this, we are roughly three hours away from the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. By the time this newspaper reaches you either in its print form or the …
Columns

CONSERVATIVE CORNER — Dear Democrats, it’s up to you

Dear Democrats, After watching Joe Biden’s first three weeks, we can clearly see there is no hope for our country if we have him and a Democratic congress in charge of America for four …

BLIZZARD: The surreal life of COVID volleyball

I guess it didn’t really sink in just how different sports are now until I witnessed it for myself.Our sports editor, Aidan Jensen, is enjoying a nice vacation with his family in sunny Florida …

BLIZZARD: How many Snows can you fit through a sunroof?

I know many of you read your copy of The Courier-Times after you get home from work on Thursday, and if this just happens to be the case for you, you’re probably reading this as I am sitting in …

BLIZZARD: Katie’s introduction to Rocket basketball

Our sports editor, Aidan Jensen, wrote a piece in today’s paper about the tradition of The Courier-Times Thanksgiving Classic and how it became a highlight for people during that normally busy …

BLIZZARD: ‘Matthew Noah, Matthew Noah’

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you the story of my boys’ first day of school together. To give a brief recap, Matthew tried to con his way into graduating kindergarten on day one and join …
Letters to the Editor

Time to address economic concerns

To the editor: In the Feb. 11 edition of The Courier-Times, it was reported in a statement, that “Board Chairman Phillip Allen said his decision to reschedule the planning and work session …

It’s time to take action

To the editor:During the Commissioner’s Board meeting this Tuesday, Commissioner (P.J.) Gentry gave an excellent presentation on the concerns of the current structure of our Economic …

PCHD are our hometown heroes

To the editor:We are 10 months into a global pandemic and our very rural community’s hard working health department is literally leading the way in rolling out this vaccine in unprecedented …

Takeaways from the election

To the editor:We Americans research our news from a variety of sources, from QAnon to Fox to PBS to the Wall Street Journal. I would like to explain why, drawing from the sources I trust, I view the …

Thinking before voting

To the Editor,Without overtly supporting a candidate or a political party, I would like to motivate our readers to think about real-life issues before voting.If you want a good life, with plenty of …
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