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Editorial: Golf always fun while playing with dad

I once loved to play golf. Two or three times a week, sometimes more, I would hit the links just to knock a little ball ... Read more

13 hours ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Fire service changing in rural Davie

You work third shift, and you’ve put in a long, hard night at work. You get home, ready to relax, but the kids are just ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the editor: Solar should be option for local farmers

To the editor: We are proud of our farming heritage of more than 40 years in Davie County, which is why I’m calling upon the ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Remember Greenwood? I didn’t

I’ve heard and seen enough about the Tulsa race riot of 1921. If I had heard of it before this year, it didn’t make a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the Editor: County can stop Farmington Rd./US 158 industrial rezoning

To the editor: Business factors have heavily lobbied for zoning change at Farmington Road and US-158, as is obvious if you watch the video of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the Editor: Prosecutor steadfast in fight for justice

To the editor: Two years ago an employee at Uniform Express embezzled a considerable amount of money. Even though the evidence was substantial, it seems ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Remember those who gave ultimate sacrifice

It was an early morning in August of 1945. The United States, with the help of Davie County hero, the late Tom Ferebee, had just ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Letter to the Editor: Boards need true master planning

To the editor: The Davie County Planning Board has bowed to pressure from well-funded corporate interests to rezone 159 acres along US 158 adjacent to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Planners job not to decide on specifics

Yes, there is a housing shortage. Not only in North Carolina, but here in Davie County. Put a house on the market and see how ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mike Barnhardt.

Editorial: Get the vaccine; get $100 for info on rack thiefs

Yes, I got the COVID-19 vaccine – the Johnson & Johnson one-shot deal. No side effects whatsoever. For months leading up to that day, I ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Barnhardt.

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