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Editorials

Humor quickly fading from coronavirus

It was easy to write a humorous column about the toilet paper shortage in early April. The shortage is still going on. It’s not funny ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

In Congress, July 4, 1776

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Help the police; old buildings and old bodies

Lock your cars at night, folks. And be aware of the goings on in your own neighborhood. Last week, several areas of Davie County and ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Say it white people, black lives matter

Black lives matter. There. I said it. If you’re white, you should say it, too. Out loud. Write it down and put it on your ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Yearning for some more live music

So we’re in another phase of reopening the economy from the coronavirus. More businesses are open. More could open, but aren’t. We only hope it’s ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Let’s get Goss marker corrected

U.S Marine Lance Cpl. James Spurgeon Goss was a hero. The young man had a tough home life growing up in Davie County, but he ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

To wear a mask or not

To wear a mask or not wear a mask? That is the question. While volunteering at a plant sale Saturday, it was appropriate for me ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Can staying at home cause hallucinations?

Has Roy Cooper had a haircut recently? I tend to be on the yes side. Others say he’s bushier than before in the back, and ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Davie loses two of the good ones

Two of the people who have made Davie County great have left us over the past couple of weeks. Both held special places in my ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

We’ve had ‘new normals’ all our lives

They say we’re in for a new normal when governments start easing coronavirus restrictions. A new normal? I’ve been dealing with that all of my ... Read more

6 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

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