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RALEIGH — As a policy analyst and opinion journalist, I have spent much of my career advocating the expansion of choice and competition in education. I purposefully use both of those terms, because … more
As I looked at the bare altar at the front of our church last Sunday, I remembered the saying that we don’t appreciate something until it’s gone. No beautiful flower arrangement graced the … more
RALEIGH — Health care costs too much. Are we agreed? Great. Perhaps now we can discuss the more interesting question of what policymakers should do about the problem. There are dozens of … more
Last week’s announcement that the Mueller report had finally been completed meant no more waiting and suspense, but it doesn’t mean President Trump’s problems are ended or the mysteries … more
How many tongues do we have? If we’re talking about the muscle in our mouth that allows us to speak, then, of course, each of us owns only one, but that one’s very important. The Bible talks a … more
On Monday night I was graciously welcomed and given a nice meal of Gardner’s Barbecue and fried shrimp at the Nash County Republican Party’s county convention at Nash Community College. At … more
I’d like to start this week’s column by proclaiming something. I don’t have any money. Well, I have some money, but it’s allocated to bills and such. I make enough to put a roof over our … more
Did you hear about the fox in France that sneaked into the hen house, thinking he was going to enjoy a tasty meal? What Mr. Fox didn’t realize was the hen house contained 3,000 chickens, and before … more
In my spiritual journey, I’m always looking for a good self-help book based in spirituality and have been reading a lot of books by authors such as Paulo Cuelho, Eckhart Tolle and Lao Tzu. … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation and friends met on Sunday, a nice, warm day. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Dianne Tucker in honor of her … more
The national newspapers have some catchy marketing slogans — “Democracy dies in darkness’’ from the Washington Post and “The truth is more important now than ever” from the New York … more
I have a major admission to make. I have yet to give up anything for Lent. Fact is, Lent sort of crept up on me. I’ll definitely have to think about this issue before Jesus rises and the bunny … more
Husband John and I were lying in bed the other morning when he said, “Oh, my,” in a tone that suggested he had forgotten to pay taxes for the last 10 years. “What’s wrong?” I asked, … more
I don’t know about other people, but after a week of tension and drama, especially in Washington, I need a laugh — or two. A longtime friend of mine, Mary Parker of Rolling Bay, Washington, … more
RALEIGH — If you own it, you control it. That’s what it means to enjoy a property right, in a nutshell. It is a right safeguarded by North Carolina’s constitution as well as the 14th Amendment … more
RALEIGH — If you own it, you control it. That’s what it means to enjoy a property right, in a nutshell. It is a right safeguarded by North Carolina’s constitution as well as the 14th Amendment … more
I don’t know about other people, but after a week of tension and drama, especially in Washington, I need a laugh — or two. A longtime friend of mine, Mary Parker of Rolling Bay, Washington, … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation and friends met Sunday. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Bob Bunn and I honor of my father Jake’s 94th birthday … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation and friends met last Sunday, bringing to an end a very busy week. The sanctuary flower arrangement Sunday was presented to glorify God by Susan and … more
We’ve long been aware of the saying that nothing’s certain except death and taxes. Now most of the world’s scientists are now saying to add the certainty of manmade climate change. A study … more
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