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July 23, 2017 - 18 minutes ago

The other day our two-year-old granddaughter saw her father on a balcony and said to her mom, “Look, I see Daddy on a mountain.”

The next day our three-year-old granddaughter said to me, “You are old and I am new.”

Both of them were trying to use language to construct…

July 23, 2017 - 18 minutes ago

As we start thinking about sending our adolescents back to school, it's important that we remember that while buying new backpacks and school supplies, signing up for sports and after school activities, we also need to make sure our teenagers' immunizations are current.

So often we feel that…

July 23, 2017 - 18 minutes ago

Former President Barack Obama is known for his signature health care law known as Obamacare. He also has earned the distinction as the “opioid president.”  

Opioid abuse skyrocketed during his tenure.

Do you remember when a lady asked if Obamacare would pay for hip surgery for…

July 22, 2017

Nearly 63 million cast votes for Donald Trump to be president and probably 63 million more who never voted at all but still love him and support the Republican leaders who for years have tried and succeeded in tearing down America.

Talk about Russia destroying our Democracy? I think the Republicans…

July 19, 2017

A dearth of sources suggest that the Town Common marker was erected, perhaps in the mid 1970s, after the Shore Drive Rehabilitation Commission sold the former Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church property to the City of Greenville.

The church was bombed on Feb. 13, 1969, during a period of the…

July 17, 2017

Recently, I saw a sign outside of a church in Greenville that said, “Just because you disagree with someone, doesn’t mean you have to hate them.”

I pondered “that’s such a simple and obvious concept,” but my thoughts kept reverberating back to that statement,…

July 17, 2017

A cartoon in The Daily Reflector on July 8 depicted President Donald Trump shouting “Fake News” at CNN and CNN shouting back “Fake president!”

Sitting on the couch with Diana, my wife, I couldn’t help but tell her, “You know, Di, most folks that voted for Trump…

July 16, 2017

This letter is in response to an article by Lucas Simonds of the Times-Leader that was made available on Reflector.com on July 10. It concerns the graduation of the Ayden Citizens Police Academy. While I applaud the efforts of the Ayden Police Department to strengthen its ties to its citizens, I…

July 16, 2017

I am happy to share with readers of the Public Forum the news that Pope Francis has raised Mary Magdalene's July 22 memorial day to a feast day on the church's liturgical calendar. Feast days are reserved for important events in Christian history and for saints of particular significance. Mary…

July 13, 2017

Liberals use same tactics everywhere.

On Friday, July 7, as candidates registered, a supporter of liberal mayoral candidate Calvin Mercer submitted a letter falsely criticizing P.J. Connelly, a successful businessman and candidate for mayor.

Mercer's supporter did not praise her candidate's…

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