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Let’s get Goss marker corrected

U.S Marine Lance Cpl. James Spurgeon Goss was a hero. The young man had a tough home life growing up in Davie County, but he ... Read more

7 days ago by Mike Barnhardt.

To wear a mask or not

To wear a mask or not wear a mask? That is the question. While volunteering at a plant sale Saturday, it was appropriate for me ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Can staying at home cause hallucinations?

Has Roy Cooper had a haircut recently? I tend to be on the yes side. Others say he’s bushier than before in the back, and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Davie loses two of the good ones

Two of the people who have made Davie County great have left us over the past couple of weeks. Both held special places in my ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

We’ve had ‘new normals’ all our lives

They say we’re in for a new normal when governments start easing coronavirus restrictions. A new normal? I’ve been dealing with that all of my ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Songwriting master dies from COVID

On Tuesday, April 7, I was doing what I normally do during this coronavirus quarantine – sitting on my patio, enjoying a cold one, smelling ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

How much toilet paper has Burr stockpiled?

I wonder how much toilet paper Richard Burr has stocked up at home. One roll, two rolls, 200 rolls? You know Richard Burr. He’s our ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Come and listen to a story about a virus named COVID

Come and listen to a story ‘bout a virus named Covid Poor little germ barely had a hold on his caverns Then one day when ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Beauticians more essential than government thinks

As I said last week, don’t panic, we’re all in this together. I keep saying that to myself over and over. After Monday’s announcement that ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Don’t panic, we’re all in this together

We’re all in this together, folks. Black and white, Muslim and Christian, Republican and Democrat. We’re all in this together. It’s somewhat understandable about the ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Barnhardt.

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