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David Freeze

David Freeze Day 17: Heavy rain, hills make for a long day of biking

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

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D.G. Martin: Crawdads — the African connection

Was “Where the Crawdads Sing” set in North Carolina–as both the book and movie assert — and where, ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 16: Some unexpected surprises, but a lot of new friends

Cloudy and very humid from the start, I pedaled out of Hollandale without a visible sunrise. For the ...

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Alexander Jones: Is a red wave on the way? Maybe not

The usual summer lull in political activity has turned out, this year, to be more of a spike. ...

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Sharon Randall: The gift of a child

Twelve years ago this week, I held in my arms a gift fresh from Heaven. It was slightly ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 15: Changing direction, getting in just ahead of big storm

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Aug. 16

Support a flag at park Thank you to the citizens who are volunteering to hold American Flags at ...

Guest columns

Dyke Messinger: There is a flag at Bell Tower Green

There has been much attention recently about having a flag at Bell Tower Green (BTG) Park. That’s great ...

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BTG, Inc. to donors

To you, our many donors, without whom our wonderful Bell Tower Green Park would not exist. As many ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 13: A headwind and other challenges net a good finish!

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 13: Days like these just feel right

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Buyer’s remorse may be a thing of the past

Does anyone ever suffer from buyer’s remorse any more? My wife used to get it every now and ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Flag

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Whitey Harwood’s From the Wood Shed: The race is on

The race is on and here comes Coors settin’ the pace, looks like Busch is in second place ...

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Business breakups are always difficult and painful

I’ve written previously about my willingness to speak up when offered less than optimal customer service. Nothing has ...

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My Turn, Doug Byrd: Serious concerns about Rep. Budd

The mid-term elections will soon be upon us. And one of the most important decisions for voters will ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 12: Three states behind and soon to be four

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 11: Pedaling uphill in search of the Mississippi River

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 10: Good progress on an exhilarating day

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Faith

My Turn, Roger Barbee: A better way

Some years ago I led a men’s Sunday School class in Woodstock, Virginia. When we were studying Job, ...

Guest columns

Roger Hull: Two ways to learn

How do we learn? According to author Jonathan Haidt (The Happiness Hypothesis) there are two primary methods by ...

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Lib Campbell: People burn books because they are afraid

By Lib Campbell Please. Don’t Ban Books. When I went back to college in my late 40s, I ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 9: Pedaling hard on way to St. Louis

I am watching the minor league game from the Field of Dreams, loving the coverage and excited about ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 8: Things looking up, with a day well spent

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Aug. 9

Representatives should serve people, not rule over them The synchronicity of a couple current events should not be ...

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My Turn, Melodie Fleming: Prayers for officers who protect us

By Melodie Fleming On Friday, I went to school to get my empty classroom ready for students. While ...

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My Turn, Kendal Mobley: Diversity efforts only the beginning

At the July 19 meeting of the Salisbury City Council, I spoke during public comment on behalf of ...

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Rosemary Haskell: The hoagie sandwich and me — a meditation upon plastic 

By Rosemary Haskell On most evenings, I reach into my local Harris Teeter deli counter’s cooler cabinet for ...

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