LETTER: Writers’ negative letters grow tiresome

To the editor:Am I the only person just plain tired of reading Patti Almanza’s crap in the paper? Almost every day she is issuing a written atta...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Iran, Planned Parenthood top list of concerns

Iran, Planned Parenthood top list of concerns

After traveling more than 1,500 miles and holding public events across all 12 counties of the 8th District in August and speaking with so many of you,...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Baptism stirs memories, 135 years later

Baptism stirs memories, 135 years later

When would a baptism in a small church in Wilmington be so important that it gets reported in the newspapers?It happened in 1880 at Fifth Street Metho...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Preserving farmland for future generations

Preserving farmland for future generations

Last week in the Legal Corner, we discussed in some detail the rights of farmers and some of the eligibility requirements needed to take advantage of ...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Reading between the little white lies

Reading between the little white lies

It has come to my attention recently that people do not tell the truth.I know what you are thinking. You are thinking that I am an idiot and you are w...

September 4th, 2015 |  


All lives matter — black, white and blue

All lives matter — black, white and blue

In the past, I have written and said things that were not politically correct. Well, imagine that! All I can say is fasten your seat belts and come al...

September 4th, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


LETTER: Animal shelter needs our support

To the editor:Every month when I write out our bills, I send a small check to our Richmond County Animal Shelter. It’s a small amount, only $25;...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


LETTER: Is our money worth the paper it’s printed on?

To the editor:I hear a lot of people say, keep “In God we Trust” on our money, but if you look at our paper money it says at the top of ea...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Stigmatizing grades for poor schools

Stigmatizing grades for poor schools

State education officials released the results of the second year of the troubling A-F school grading system Wednesday morning and just like the resul...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


LETTER: Pagan gods, days of the week and Leviathan

To the editor:In my last letter concerning the monster called Leviathan, I used Exodus 23:13. In my Hebraic Roots Bible, this verse states: “And...

September 2nd, 2015 |