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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: His ways are not our ways

Many of my readers know that I am a snow fanatic. It goes beyond snow, because I love all kinds of weather phenomena. I like ... Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We, the people

As president of NCPTA, I reach out to our members and our state with sadness for our country, yet with much hope for this experiment ... Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Engaging in our greatest freedom

My eyes filled with tears last Wednesday watching an angry mob surge away from the gathered crowd in Washington, D.C and swarm around and into ... Read more

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: A brand new year

I think that most people are glad to see 2020 come to a close. It was a tough year by most standards. We watched the ... Read more


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you, patriots

I would like to say thank you to the Patriotic people of Stanly County, North Carolina, who have repeatedly offered their time and properties to ... Read more

DG MARTIN COLUMN: A public intellectual steps down

One of North Carolina’s important public intellectuals has stepped down. What is a public intellectual and who stepped down? One definition of the word from ... Read more

DG MARTIN COLUMN: We got another inoculation

We got inoculated last week. Or, I think we did. I hope we did. I am not thinking about the Covid vaccine that some got ... Read more


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to do better

As a Stanly County native for 70 years, I can say I have witnessed some very unusual things, but nothing like the past year 2020. ... Read more


LETTER: Rep. Hudson, have you no shame?

The following letter was written to Rep. Richard Hudson: As one of your constituents, I am dismayed that you continue to promote lies and conspiracy ... Read more


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you remember these?

Most will agree that 2020 is a year we would like to forget. It occurred to make a list of 20 places around Albemarle that ... Read more

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