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Opinion

July 23, 2017

The issue: Council recently rejected a proposal to tie council compensation to attendance at council meetings.

Our position: This was the right decision. Attendance at meetings isn’t a financial incentives issue; it’s a political issue. It’s not city council who should decide…

July 23, 2017

Am I the only one aware of grave robbers and vandalism in our local cemeteries?

I have consistently honored my parents’ memory with nice arrangements from Jeffrey’s Florist on holidays, their birthdays and seasonally. They’ve all been in the same weighted copper pot since…

July 23, 2017

Recently a letter-writer questioned whether or not “some of The Daily Advance's ultra conservative neo-Christian regular letter writers were real warm-blooded human beings.” I feel rather certain that the primary target of his allegation was the author of another remarkable piece that…

July 23, 2017

Had Chelsea Clinton met with a Russian government lawyer during her mother’s presidential campaign to bring down Donald Trump, we’d be in impeachment country right now. And the hysterical right wing would be on the streets lighting bonfires and chanting “Lock her up.…

July 23, 2017

The Pilgrim, I suppose, began with somewhat good motives, but through interactions with the Native Americans and the environment, he became cynical, bitter, power-mad, and hate-filed. The Pilgrim became Caesar and helped America to become known as the "Hitler" among nations. America…

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July 20, 2017

RALEIGH — William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and a key orchestrator of protests against Republicans in the Tar Heel State, is a minister. He serves as pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro.

Barber isn’t just a minister who engages in…

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