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If you’ve not yet watched the movie “Contagion,” perhaps you should, (especially millennials). Although Hollywood magnifies the issue, it hits home regarding our current plight with the … more
I read with interest about the most recent South Granville Water and Sewer Authority meeting, especially a request from Stem to add another board member to represent that town (“SGWASA lobbying for … more
North Carolina is home to some of our nation’s most significant national park sites. From the Great Smokey Mountains to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, our parks are important because they … more
In Mr. John Mayo’s response (“Yarborough all talk, no action on SGWASA,” Feb. 7) to my previous letter (“Cooper let down SGWASA on grants,” Jan. 31), he seemed to be a little confused about … more
I recognize Larry Yarborough is a politician; however, I think he allowed his political blood to spill over and cause him to perpetrate a shameful act. In his last letter to the editor (“Cooper let … more
In the Old Testament, present-day Israel was divided into two kingdoms in approximately 1000-900 B.C.: Israel in the north and Judah in the south. Then in approximately 722 B.C. the kingdom of Israel … more
It was very disappointing to read that the cost of upgrading the water treatment plant at South Granville Water and Sewer Authority is going to be so high. I have written several times about how the … more
By no means am I a techie. I rarely use my cellphone, and hardly ever send text messages. However, I know a brilliant idea when I see one. The new “panic button” feature in the dating app Tinder … more
To the citizens of Butner and Stem: This past Thanksgiving Blessing Bag food drive was a great success because of you. Many are not aware of the families in our communities who need assistance … more
North Carolinians have spent nearly a decade voting in districts manipulated to favor politicians instead of voters. There’s no doubt that voters deserve real redistricting reform. However, the … more
As Judge Howard Manning noted in his order from Oct. 25, 2000: “The most common sense and practical approach to the problem of providing at-risk children with an equal opportunity to obtain a sound … more
To the Editor, A couple of weeks ago the paper provided a thank you to law enforcement in the community stressing the need to thank both those who were police officers and sheriff’s … more
1st Place Academy 1st Place Academy students have informed their teachers of what they want Santa to bring them. Pre-K Class Kyler Myers wants a donut, glue, a pen, and a … more
First Baptist Church Academy How are you? This year I have been good. For Christmas I want a kitchen. Kallie How are you? This year I have been good. For Christmas I want a dump … more
Mount Energy Elementary Mrs. Wendy Wilkins’ third grade I want to know if Mrs. Claus is doing well and if the elfs are having fun at childrens houses. Also, elle my elf is at my house. I … more
Butner Stem Elementary Heather Mann kindergarten class My Christmas wishes are: a LOL doll and slime. Love, Triniti My Christmas wishes are: a dinosaur and a toy alligator. Love, … more
Mount Energy Elementary My name is Harper. This year I have been very good. What I would like most for Christmas is a greedy granny game. Dear Santa, My name is Jaynce. This year I have been … more
To the Editor, I rarely respond to any Letter to the Editor, even when it’s often a rebuttal to something I wrote. However, when someone else pens some thoughts that resonate with something I … more
To the Editor, Sadly, we lost another icon… more
To the Editor, Now that the local elections are over and the results are in, I have been pondering the results. Granville County has approximately 60,000 residents. According to the Board of … more
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