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Carville is right: Democrats should be panicking

Legendary Democratic strategist James Carville was interviewed by Vox’s Sean Illing last week after Carville’s doom-and-gloom jeremiad on MSNBC got a lot of people’s attention. In his …

If we could speak dog talk

After three weeks of looking at politics and well-known people who left us too soon, it’s time to turn back to my real purpose of this column, to bring a smile to the face of readers, as well as my …

Katiedid vs. ... bulk balk

I, like most people, I imagine, have a love-hate relationship with the big bulk stores — you know, Costco, Sam’s Club, the stores so large that they usually sit on a street named after them, the …

President Trump is paving the way

The disproportionate number of African American special guests hosted by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union address made clear how very serious he is about courting the support of this …

‘A More or Less Perfect Union’

“A More or Less Perfect Union” is a three-part series, produced by Free to Choose Network, that will air on various PBS stations across the nation starting in February. The documentary is a …

What could have been might not be as great as you think

How many times have you heard yourself say, if “I only knew then what I know now” and then continue to pontificate on the situation in your mind? Myself, at least a bazillion, maybe more. It …
Letters to the editor

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Give the ‘gift of life’ on Jan. 8 To the editor: Let me introduce you to my husband, Jonny. He was a husband, father, brother, Christian, friend, farmer, mechanic and Harley rider who …

Be thankful for this country

To the editor: The beauty of the flag of the United States of America, and of the meaning of the pledge of the United States of America is something we the people of this great United States of …

Hunters can help change lives

To the editor: North Carolina deer hunters have a unique opportunity this fall to make a real difference in the lives of their neighbors. North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry (NCHFTH) makes this …

Two additional pilots remembered

To the Editor: Enjoyed reading the article “Airports in Dunn, 100 years ago” [“Into the Past” Dunn Area History Museum column, Sept. 24]. I was familiar with some of the locations and two …

Councilman serves with integrity, honesty

To the editor: The city of Dunn municipal election is on Oct. 8 and early voting has already started! You have the opportunity to cast your vote for your city council representative. I want to …

This is government-controlled insurance

To the editor: From the time that the Affordable Care Act was passed until the present, North Carolina Republicans have broadcast their policy that the government should not control health …
Sound off
Sound off Star in our midst I recently learned that Deborah Ann Morgan was a native of Dunn. She is an actress on several soap operas. Since she is a native of Dunn, we should have a marker sign like we …
Sound off Prayers needed I would like to say to all of the readers who read “Sound Off” that we need to start praying for each other. Even pray for Trump. He is living in the last days like we are. It …
Sound off Great example I want to thank The Daily Record for such a first-class article on one of the citizens of Dunn whose life ended so tragically. I thank you for the story and how the young man had …
Sound off Evacuate, where? You know, I hear people say that if you’re in the way of a storm, evacuate. What about the people who are in a wheelchair or are wheelchair-bound? Where are they supposed to go …
Sound off Bullied into redistricting? The school system always talks about bullies in the school system, but it seems the school system is bullying a certain part of the county into redistricting. Is this …
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