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Bless my heart. I was traveling across town the other night and was stopped at every single light on Arlington between Stantonsburg and Fire Tower Road: at Dickinson, Memorial, Hooker, Evans, Greenville Boulevard, Red Banks and Fire Tower. Is that supposed to happen, or am I just lucky?

Thursday, December 12, 2019

As many of us prepare to welcome the Prince of Peace anew, I want to remind readers of this forum of a local group of peacemakers. In our most recent Friends Committee on National Legislation, Greenville Advocacy Team meeting we recalled how being part of this national peace and justice move…

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

For more than a year, the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors has tried to resolve a problem that didn’t really exist: What should it do with Silent Sam? The Confederate statue with its racist roots had been topped by protesters on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus in August 2018. Agr…

BYH, the post office continues to tolerate a mail carrier who habitually dumps packages out in the open on our driveway, in the rain, and fails to pick up packages when requested. Maybe doing the job without yacking on the phone or sorting through lunch instead of the mail would improve that…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

BYH, the post office continues to tolerate a mail carrier who habitually dumps packages out in the open on our driveway, in the rain, and fails to pick up packages when requested. Maybe doing the job without yacking on the phone or sorting through lunch instead of the mail would improve that…

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Capt. Brady Keith (BK) Davis, retired, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3. His funeral was at Wilkerson’s Funeral Home in Greenville. Brady was remembered and honored with full law enforcement honors.

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Richard Ebeling, professor of economics at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and my longtime friend and colleague, has written an important article, “Business Ethics and Morality of the Marketplace,” appearing in the American Institute for Economic Research. It’s importanc…

BYH to the Kiwanis Club of Golden K Greenville for their donation of more than $2,300 to the Salvation Army from their annual Christmas Auction. This event has raised more than $30,000 for our children in Pitt County.

With her announcement that Democrats will move forward and vote on articles of impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., may have signed a political death warrant for dozens of moderate Democrats elected in Trump districts.

Monday, December 09, 2019

President Trump didn’t jet off to Madrid for last week’s United Nations climateklatsch, but Nancy Pelosi brought a congressional delegation — and a message. “By coming here,” she proclaimed at a news conference, “we want to say to everyone: We’re still in. The United States is still in.”

Americans are having fewer babies and dying younger. That grim reality should be part of the conversation as this country tries to get past the wall of political intransigence that has prevented it from constructing a saner immigration policy and better health care system.

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President Trump apparently thought he could bluff and bluster his way out of being impeached, but he was wrong. His place of dishonor in history is now all but assured.

Returning from a family Thanksgiving celebration, I recently stopped at a Dollar General store in Snow Hill. My wife and I were pleasantly surprised to find that this Dollar General offers a selection of both frozen and fresh meats, fruits and vegetables, and at competitive prices! It’s call…

No BYH to the people who are not paving the roads in Uptown Greenville. They are hazardous and I hate to have to work so close by all the roads.

On Nov. 25 a letter to the editor was printed in which the writer called Trump supporters a cult and even quoted scripture to support his claim. Given that the writer quoted scripture I have made a reasonable assertion that he is a Christian and further, he is a Democrat.

On Nov. 25 a letter to the editor was printed in which the writer called Trump supporters a cult and even quoted scripture to support his claim. Given that the writer quoted scripture I have made a reasonable assertion that he is a Christian and further, he is a Democrat.

The House released a 300-page impeachment report Tuesday detailing wrongdoing by President Donald Trump when he asked the Ukrainian president to dig up dirt to smear former Vice President Joe Biden, one of his chief rivals in the 2020 presidential election.

Sunday, December 08, 2019

During 2018, North Carolina lost some 338,000 private-sector jobs, or 9.1 percent of the total. Did you happen to notice this economic catastrophe?

Franklin Graham, son of the influential Christian evangelist Billy Graham, has opined that citizens of the world who oppose President Trump, and his policies, are “demonic.” Definitions of “demonic” include “resembling or characteristic of demons or evil spirits,” “profoundly immoral or wick…

Saturday, December 07, 2019

Bless your heart to the young man at Pitt Community College. Every morning he is there to open the door for me and others. He is so nice and a gentleman. He even has a smile each time. Thank you Tyshawn Andrews for being a great Bulldog!