Talkback, what online readers are saying about …
Supporters continue push for addition of Sunday early voting
Still waiting for article about the women voters who have been purged from the rolls in Rowan County, please.
— Lewellen Daniel Padgett
Forward 2040 committee gets input from citizens
It seems that creation of an educated work force prepared for good jobs could be a welcome addition to the list,as well.
— Jeff Morris
Man who fell off 75-foot bridge reunited …
I’ve been wondering about the tractor-trailer driver.
There has been no mention that I’ve seen if they found him. I believe he hit the car. So would that not have been a hit and run?
— Eric Shock
… Working as one of the first black probation officers
Mr. Greene is a champion for children and always thinks about others before himself.
— Nathan Currie
Letter: Review all candidates before choosing
The State Board of Elections literally videotapes their ballot ordering process and streams it out to prove it is randomly done. It’s transparent. You can’t help that the front runners’ names are at the wrong end of the alphabet.
— Andrew Poston
Letter: Don’t be fooled on March 3 ballot, vote ‘no’ …
It’s from Jim Sides. Well that negates validity for his argument.
— Robert Mason Waller
I always vote for school bonds.
Usually the bonds pass, but the county still doesn’t have money. This will be a “no” vote this time.
— Glenda Kearns
County chief information officer promoted …
This promotion is well-deserved; I have every confidence in you and your abilities.
This is a very wise move that will pay dividends for the residents of Rowan County for years to come..
— Roger Hosey
Bond referendum passes easily
I guess this is just another way to steal property owner’s money.
If this referendum was on the general election ballot in November it would not have passed. It’s funny: once your money is stolen like this the government never sets the rate back once the debt is paid after 15 years.
— Eric Vandeford
This institution provides significant benefit to the community and allows students an opportunity to access education at a lower cost than universities.
When students win, we all win.
— Carla Cole
Bonds should be a sales tax increase where everyone will pay their fair share.
— Kyle J. Huffman
Caskey, Pierce beat Republican challenger
“You have to be Republican full-time, not just when it’s convenient,” Pierce said.
I wonder how he reconciles that with his support of President Trump?
— Karen South Jones
If Pierce showed that kind of unsportsmanlike behavior, imagine if he had lost.
— Janet Hodges Keys
Thank you Mr. Pierce for showing us your true colors. We voters appreciate knowing where a man stands, character wise, and you’ve shown us yours is not pretty.
— Kristi Altman Harrington
Sheriff’s office raids Granite Quarry Arcade …
What about the other ones that remain open? When can we expect to see them raided and shut down?
— Eric Shock
Former Landis manager files lawsuit against town
“Just cause” — two little words, a whole bunch of regret.
— Rebecca Copley
Read ’em and keep: DAR spreads Seuss to local schools
Thanks for coming to my class at Isenberg.
The readers were awesome and kept the students attention the entire time.
We love our new book also.
— Lyndsay Tomlinson