Statue is part of all our pasts

Editor:After reading the articles in our paper about the request to remove the statue at the courthouse and taking a few days to think it over, I was ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Black Velvet and Elvis

Editor:“Black Velvet” was a song that came out in the early 1990s to describe the incomparable Elvis Presley. There were two versions of t...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Humbled arrogance

Editor:Humbled arrogance is how reporters on one TV station described Texans; it’s a state of mind of how we will survive no matter what comes o...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Check Charities Before Giving

Everyone has a cause they care about. And with more than 1.2 million charitable organizations to choose from, finding one aligned with your values can...

August 19th, 2017 |  


The start of a new school year

Editor:The start of a new school year brings with it numerous opportunities for our students. Our teachers will have the opportunity and responsibilit...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Johnson inspired

Dear Dr. Johnson,As the song writer says, ” You are my latest, my greatest inspiration, you inspire me.”I met you and your wife, Dorothy d...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Concerns for Garland Fire Dept. issue

Editor:Well, I wanted to share this with all my friends and family.I was born in 1971 at Sampson County hospital and when I was growing up in the Dubl...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Don’t want to be an underdog, then you should think for yourself

Editor:When it comes to the ruling from the 9th Circuit Court to reinstate the “law” on illegal immigrants, a promise our president ran hi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


A tribute to J.C. Moore

Editor:From 1965 to 1968 I saw a lot of basketball when I served as the scorer (bookkeeper) of the Charles E Perry Raider’s High School, and som...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Thanks to ‘caring people’

To the Editor:Our group, “The Prayer Connection,” is a local Christian group which was started 17 years ago by the founders, Ms. Eloise Br...

January 24th, 2017 |