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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: That still, small voice

Have you ever had one of those weeks when you had more to do than you thought you could accomplish? Yeah, I know we have ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: How will the virus affect economic development?

Although Covid-19 is still with us, there’s been a recent shift in the kind of attention given to the virus. For months, the focus has ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Think Pink Week helps community

Stanly Health Foundation is presenting “Dine Out for the Cure” Oct. 19-23 as part of its annual “Think Pink Week.” Proceeds from meals will help ... Read more

4 days ago by SNAP Letters.

JENNY HINSON COLUMN: Explaining vaccines

Editor’s Note: Jenny Hinson is a hospitalist physician with Atrium Health Stanly. She has provided the following information about vaccinations. What are vaccines? Vaccines get ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Will the Fed’s new policy cause higher inflation?

I always tell students and folks at my presentations to watch the Federal Reserve. While the President and Congress get most of the attention in ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Pray for leaders

The recent diagnosis of President Trump and his wife Melania with COVID-19 has highlighted several things for me. Whether you agree or disagree with his ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Recession, recovery or something else?

When I speak to groups — virtually for more than six months — I perceive two concerns. One is fear about the virus, especially how ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Voting for this great country

After listening to the debates, it dawned on me that I think I will vote for the second amendment, the Electoral College and the Republic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Fighting for America

We both love America? We would fight for our country. And we would fight to keep it the way we love it. And we would ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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RANDY EVANS COLUMN: 2020 has shown us why America needs journalists

There is one week set aside each year to salute newspapers for the important role they have played in our nation, a role that goes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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