December 8, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

A county-managed golf course won’t work

County commissioners have apparently been in negotiations with the new owners of the Roxboro Country Club property to see if a deal can be reached to allow the county to manage the golf course.  We understand the argument that having a golf cour More...

Protestors took the wrong path

In response to the toppling in August of the Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chancellor Carol Folt and other UNC leaders have proposed a controversial solution: a new $5.3 million building on campus that will More...

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Disappointed in partisan ruckus

To the editor:  What’s going on in my home county, where I was born at a time when everybody knew everybody else, regardless of color or political affiliation; a time when respect was given to whom respect was due; my hometown where I thou More...

George Bush should be remembered in Chapel Hill

“There should be an historic plaque in Chapel Hill honoring George Bush.” On the day after the former president’s death, Chapel Hill lawyer and chair of the town’s historic district commission, Bob Epting, was making opening remarks at a public semin More...

Newell fell short of Republican expectations

On Monday, Dec 3, there was a meeting of the Person County Board of Commissioners. The main action of the evening was to be a swearing-in of new and returning County Commissioners for the next twoyear term. More...

Don’t forget to exercise

During this time of year, we are all extremely busy and we can often not make time for exercise. And if you add in the fact that we are taking in more food this time of year, you have a disastrous combination. More...