Thursday, September 17, 2020
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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020

I have been a University of North Carolina Tar Heel fan for 75-plus years. When our first born daughter Patti, who at the time was a student at Albemarle Academy (now Albemarle School) came home and said she wanted to go to UNC, I jokingly told those within the sound of my voice that I got s…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

I have been a University of North Carolina Tar Heel fan for 75-plus years. When our first born daughter Patti, who at the time was a student at Albemarle Academy (now Albemarle School) came home and said she wanted to go to UNC, I jokingly told those within the sound of my voice that I got s…

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020

Who is Tess Judge, the Democrat opposing state Sen. Bob Steinburg? We elected Sen. Steinburg our senator for several reasons, not the least of which was his successful business career, and running the state of North Carolina and the U.S. is a business that shouldn’t be left in the hands of a…

Most people believe the Wright brothers invented the airplane, Henry Ford the automobile and either George Stephenson, William Murdock, Richard Trevithick or William Reynolds invented the steam locomotive. However, the truth is many people had a hand in developing most of the modern technolo…

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Tuesday, September 08, 2020

I love an honest, robust debate. It’s what separates our government from all others. But too often our coarsening society has cheapened robust debate into character assassination of anyone who holds an opposing view. That’s why I take umbrage with two key attacks on my personal integrity in …

Sunday, September 06, 2020

I suspect that even the most politically liberal person would admit that, ordinarily, change has to occur within an established framework in order to qualify as progress. No sensible person, after all, believes that scoring goals is made easier by removing the goalposts.

Friday, September 04, 2020
Thursday, September 03, 2020

As a resident of Camden County, I was really struck by a statement I read in The Daily Advance recently by a candidate for county commissioner on the county’s fall ballot. The candidate questioned the need for a new library in Camden, suggesting that we could resume going to the library in P…

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

It would be evident from time spent with me that I’m a proponent of individual freedoms. Exercising the right to vote, in my view, reaches the height of importance shared by few other liberties.

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Leave alone the Confederate monument at the Pasquotank Courthouse in Elizabeth City! The state law pertaining to monuments prevents moving them but there is an exception concerning a danger to “public safety.”