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DG MARTIN COLUMN: Finding a compass on a Christ-haunted landscape

Are they really people of faith? Some voters are asking that question about their presidential candidates, wondering where their moral compasses might be and if ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Is it really 2030?

The calendar says 2020, but some say it’s really 2030. Huh? Did we suddenly lose a decade? I, for one, certainly hope not, because that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Faith, hope and love

It’s been a rainy, lazy Monday. I sat quietly on my front porch listening to the falling rain. It has been a peaceful day and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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CHAMBER COLUMN: Chamber has another partnership event

In this month’s Stanly County Chamber of Commerce update, we would like to say thank you, give a reminder and announce an upcoming event. On ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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BJ DRYE COLUMN: Serving community interests is not easy

Staying neutral seems to always be a work in progress. Some news organizations lean left, some lean right, some claim to be “fair and balanced,” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by BJ Drye.

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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: A check up

I just came back from my annual physical. I don’t like going to the doctor. What interests me is that many of my doctors have ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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THE LIBRARY LOOKOUT COLUMN: It’s Library Card Signup Month

When you think of September, you may think of Labor Day weekend or the beginning of the autumn season, but at the library, we know ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: I see a different vision

In response to a recent letter by Rev. Clint Lewey ( https://www.thesnaponline.com/2020/08/23/letter-to-the-editor-turn-to-jesus-this-election/ ), I invite SNAP readers to consider an alternative Christian perspective on the importance ... Read more

4 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

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DEAN RIDINGS COLUMN: Protecting the U.S. Postal Service also safeguards your access to information

Facing a fierce public outcry, the U.S. Postal Service is “suspending” its sudden cost-cutting moves — tossing out high-speed sorting machines, uprooting collection boxes, reducing ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Grow where He plants you

It has been a hot summer. I tend to stay inside in the air conditioning when summer reaches its peak heat. Recently, I have noticed ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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