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February 10, 2019

Have you heard of the Pitt Soil & Water Conservation District? If not, please take a moment to read the following example of the work they do:

PSWCD Vice Chair Tom Best responded to my solicitation for private contractor suggestions on a neighborhood message board app. He invited me to explain…

February 10, 2019

I’m guessing Walter will be leaving us pretty soon.

I’ve known him most of my life and many years ago his father bailed me out of a situation that would have bankrupted me.

I was 29 years old and had never made a political contribution to him and called his office directly at 8:30 in…

February 10, 2019

I totally disagree with Phil Law, who stated that Congressman Jones should resign due to his health in the article written by Jon Hawley on Feb. 3, “Special election would be needed to fill Jones' seat.”

More importantly, we should pray for Congressman Jones and his family and give…

February 09, 2019

I am writing to encourage those involved with determining the fate of the Jones-Lee House to find a way to save this structure that in 1980 was added to the "National Register of Historic Places." The preservation experts and developers are working to find a solution that both saves this historic…

February 09, 2019

When I see border security information, I do not listen to the pinheads in Washington, D.C. I do listen to the border control agents, the experts in the line of fire. The agents concur that barriers in conjunction with technology and manpower greatly reduce criminal invasion at the southern border.…

February 08, 2019

I read Representative Greg Murphy’s column regarding his “common sense” solution to the problem of the uninsured in North Carolina.

Murphy would have you believe that his proposed Carolina Cares bill is not Medicaid expansion. Even though his bill would utilize tax money from…

February 07, 2019

I have known many Catholic priests who were generous servant leaders. I have also had interactions with others who were emotionally abusive. I was taught to revere priests and it would never have occurred to me to question that treatment. Now we have the Pope acknowledging that priests and bishops…

February 07, 2019

We the people. Those are the first three words of our Constitution, then it goes on to detail the separation of powers of the three branches of our government. That is who our government is, we the people. We get the government we deserve according to our amount of participation in it. It is not a…

February 06, 2019

Dear Rep. Greg Murphy, I am writing to urge you to support HB 5 (Medicaid expansion) and to abandon Carolina Cares. Now is the time to act to protect our most vulnerable citizens. Your constituents are counting on you to do the right thing.

Allyn C Holt


February 06, 2019

As an active cyclist who lives and rides often in our area, I experience the beauty of Pitt County from the seat of my bicycle and cherish living here. I have ridden in other countries, cities and towns, across the state with the Cycle North Carolina tourism ride, and even coast to coast…

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