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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

12 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago by Mike Barnhardt.

What constitutes a shooting range in Davie County?

The Davie County Board of Adjustments is likely to have a full house Tuesday when they consider a special use permit for a “shooting range” ... Read more

1 year ago by Mike Barnhardt.

It’s a great

It’s a great day to be in Davie County. Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, used to say that every time ... Read more

1 year ago by Mike Barnhardt.

It’s time to vote; but watch our for Joe Walsh

Early voting starts today (Thursday), so it’s time for all of us to hold our noses and cast our ballots. When it comes to state ... Read more

1 year ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Committee decisions don’t always match reality

Build it, and they will come. It makes for a good movie plot – maybe even some daydreams about playing baseball in a cornfield with ... Read more

1 year ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Regardless of impeachment vote; Budd’s re-election likely

In some congressional districts, impeachment votes may affect chances of a representative’s re-election in 2020, but we’re unlikely to see any significant shift in local ... Read more

1 year ago by Mike Barnhardt.

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