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For all of my life, if an event occurred like the president meeting with a foreign leader for peace, or a national team playing for a world championship, or a booming economy that is benefiting us … more
As a parent and grandparent, I have been quite vocal about the poor state of training the school resource officers — sheriff’s deputies — have in Johnston County and the fact that only 15 out … more
The gift they give is a circus that runs all year. Every act in the circus has a common theme — the performers hide behind the “personnel order.” The order keeps heads in Johnston County … more
Regarding the March 25 article in the Johnstonian News, “Teacher denies MLK, Trump comments,” a man I never met wrote things online about me that are not true. I am a certified K-12 teacher … more
Johnston County government and schools never cease to amaze. I support the May 22 Johnstonian News editorial, “Censorship calls for policy change on school board.” This is yet another one-act … more
Honorable Chairman Mike Wooten, distinguished members of the Johnston County Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Ross Renfrow, thank you for the appointment of this time for a statement of … more
As a career law enforcement officer, N.C. advanced certified, SWAT-trained and basic infantry trained in the Marine Corps, I submit that our kids and grandkids in schools and colleges face the threat … more
All immigrants to the United States should assimilate, speak English and not cause an inconvenience or exclude English speakers. There should not be a need for Spanish speakers to be hired over … more
As business leaders in the state of North Carolina, we know firsthand that a strong workforce is essential to North Carolina’s economy. We also know that employee health is a big contributor to the … more
When slavery was at its peak in 1860, 1.6% of U.S. citizens owned slaves and indentured servants of all races. H.K Edgerton is an African American who is a member of Sons of the Confederacy who … more
When a child goes to public school, he or she should not be exposed to opposing religions. Religions are a “you do you” in the United States of America. The Muslim headdress offends some … more
My lawyer asked me this question back in 2015: “Why do you like Trump?” I supported Donald Trump since the day he came down the escalator. I knew he was a winner. I knew all about him from … more
My heart aches for the denomination that I love, but more importantly, it aches for my LGBTQ sisters and brothers who feel unloved and unwanted by the church. I want to tell them right now, … more
I was at the first Ava Gardner Day, and it was a flop! I invited two male friends from Zebulon to come enjoy the day, see a free movie at the Howell Theatre, take the tour and ride on the Johnston … more
I would like to thank the U.S. Postal Service for leaving my only grandson’s graduation pictures — professionally taken in his cap and gown — crammed between the rocking chair and the wall on … more
Re: “Government by chaos and tweets,” by Ned Walsh, Jan. 9: To Ned Walsh’s recent column regarding this president’s mismanagement, I say “Amen!” I couldn’t have said it better … more
My opinion is that I am a Republican teacher and I am for busing in every county. I believe that all children should have an equal chance, regardless of whether they live in poverty or not, and many … more
The Selma Ministries Association would like to invite Christians out for our 10th annual Arms Around Selma event. At 8 a.m. this Saturday, Nov. 17, volunteers will come together in the parking … more
Re: “Weigh Trump’s results, not the distractions,” by Tom Haitema, Monday: I was not a Trump supporter, but when Trump was elected I was willing to give him a chance and eager to see him … more
Say it all together, “President Trump stretches the truth just like President Obama does.” “President Trump was a womanizer just like Presidents Clinton and Kennedy.” Let’s not get … more
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