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In reading Keith Barnes’ recent column on newspapers errors, typos and goof-ups dated July 17 in the Johnstonian and Wilson Times, I remember a former local newspaper, the Kenly News, printing … more
Another WTSB radio broadcast aired 17 July with Sheriff Steve Bizzell and it was another “fluff piece” designed to promote how wonderful he is and how well he claims to work with others. This, of … more
Melania Trump (Melanija Knavs) from Yugoslavia legally immigrated to the United States, leaving a communist country. She has a biblical Ruth spirit as a wife and is extremely competent as first lady. … more
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
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