LETTER: A difference in rifle salutes

LETTER: A difference in rifle salutes

To the editor:Twenty-one-gun salute and three-volley salute. It is amazing to me how so many “military” people do not know the difference....

May 31st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Thanks to the Washington Street school nurse

LETTER: Thanks to the Washington Street school nurse

To the editor:A huge thank you to Washington Street School and all those involved in caring for my grandson…especially to the school nurse for b...

May 31st, 2017 |  


LETTER: The flag raising at Iwo Jima

LETTER: The flag raising at Iwo Jima

To the editor:Last Friday’s paper announcing the dedication of a new monument to be unveiled at Saturday’s Memorial Day Service at Richmon...

May 30th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park is a fine place for reflection

LETTER: Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park is a fine place for reflection

To the editor:A significant place to visit in Richmond County is the Richmond County Veterans Park on Caroline Street, Rockingham, near VFW Post 4203....

May 30th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Pundit should stay away from stale subjects

LETTER: Pundit should stay away from stale subjects

To the editor:Let’s consider dining choices for a moment. Imagine that side A of a buffet presents tasty, appealing selections…fresh from ...

May 30th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Taylor should sue over censorship

LETTER: Taylor should sue over censorship

To the editor:I am entirely fed up with the Daily Journal smearing the incident with young Ms. Taylor, almost daily, on the front page — in larg...

May 25th, 2017 |  


LETTER: State should keep funding Governor’s School

LETTER: State should keep funding Governor’s School

To the editor:I am writing you to voice my concern over North Carolina Senate Bill 257, which eliminates funding for the North Carolina Governor’...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


LETTER: Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club offers thanks

LETTER: Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club offers thanks

To the editor:The Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club offers our appreciation and thanks to the citizens of Richmond County for your support of ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Stifling Trump quote could be ‘slippery slope’

LETTER: Stifling Trump quote could be ‘slippery slope’

To the editor:“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” - M. L. King Jr., 1963Wheth...

May 16th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Denying speakers nothing new

LETTER: Denying speakers nothing new

To the editor:In June, 1963, the N.C. legislature passed its infamous speaker ban law in an attempt to deny Communists and “subversives” a...

May 9th, 2017 |