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Letters to the editor – Tuesday – 12-28-16

Outgoing governor won’t be among NC’s greats

We have had distinguished North Carolina leaders:  Frank Porter Graham, William Friday, James Holshouser , Jim Martin, Terry Sanford, Jim Hunt.

Pat McCrory  and the Republican N.C. Legislature have acted like spoiled  children — not willing to work for North Carolina citizens — only themselves. Compromise? Forget it.  We need people in Raleigh who have integrity and care for all of our citizens.

I want my North Carolina back!

— Rick Travis

Salisbury

Light needed for left turn

I would like to know if anything can be done about the stoplight at the corner of Lee and East Innes streets. It is extremely hard for a driver turning left at that intersection to turn with the way the light works now. Traffic gets backed up both ways and it is a real nuisance for anyone in those lanes.

Why can’t the city or whoever is responsible have a light that is green for left turns instead of the blinking yellow light? That is definitely not fixing the problem.

— Marlene Spencer

Salisbury

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