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March 23, 2017

It is likely that the American Health Care Act will come to the floor of Congress for a vote today. In spite of the divisiveness in our society today, we all continue to value our children and want to provide for their health and well-being. After all, our children are our future. What effect will…

March 23, 2017

We recently attended a FreedomWorks day of action in Washington, D.C., in support of repealing and replacing Obamacare. As conservative activists, we are concerned about the direction the U.S. House is going with its current health care bill.

We were so encouraged by our meeting with…

March 23, 2017

The American Health Care Act, which is being debated in Congress, would mean higher prices, less coverage, and billions in tax breaks for big drug and insurance companies.

The legislation would increase costs, weaken Medicare (opening the door to vouchers), and make it harder for seniors to get the…

March 22, 2017

Bennie Roundtree, 81, of Greenville, was recently featured in The Daily Reflector. As a matter of pride, he was holding his lifetime membership cards to the SCLC and the NAACP. I would suggest that the third card he holds, should be a voting identification card. Not because of voter fraud, which…

March 21, 2017

I attended the recent meeting held at the Council on Aging where several of our elected officials addressed us. I left the meeting feeling overwhelmed and stressed.

Lately I have been reading "A Taste of Silence" by Father Carl Arico. Something he wrote has challenged me; I hope it can help the…

March 20, 2017

“Someone is sitting in a hospital right now with chemo running in their veins and trying to figure out if they will have health insurance next year.” These noteworthy words were uttered by Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings in a CNN interview. Such a statement also reflects the…

March 19, 2017

Over the past several years in Greenville at the building known as “The Hut” — the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 272 building, 2805 Cemetery Road — a great many of our seriously disabled U.S. Armed Forces veterans and their families from all over eastern North Carolina…

March 19, 2017

Good morning to the much maligned pansy whose name is used contemptuously to mean weakness and wimpiness. On the contrary, your true character embodies strength and resiliance.

You and your 'six-pack' buddies from the nursery have endured gale force winds, freezing temperatures and snow flurries…

March 18, 2017

I read Sunday’s article “St. Pat’s and Science” with interest and a good bit of hope. Now that it seems unlikely that a STEAM ship will plow through Town Common, perhaps there is an opportunity to offer some encouragement for the idea, if not the site, that was suggested.…

March 16, 2017

For several weeks now I have been reading the many articles and comments in The Daily Reflector referencing the former Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church community.

Now at 68 years old, I am proud yet humbled to say that I am a product of that Downtown Greenville community. Yes that is how we,…

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