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CRYSTAL COCKMAN COLUMN: A lesser-known area of Morrow Mountain State Park

Earlier in January, Three Rivers Land Trust led a hike at Morrow Mountain State Park. The weather was not great, it was misty and raining ... Read more

1 min ago by Staff Reports.

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: What’s the future of retailing?

One of my most enduring memories as a small child was the weekly shopping trip with my mother. This was in the early 1950s, and ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

4 days ago by SNAP Letters.

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

7 days ago by SNAP Letters.

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

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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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

1 week ago by SNAP Letters.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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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

2 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

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