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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

Polk County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Class well worth the time

I recently completed the 40-hour Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Class 2020-2021. I would like to commend the entire Polk County Sheriff’s Department for an outstanding achievement ... Read more

27 mins ago by Submitted article.

Response to “Censorship, freedom of speech” article

I would like to respond to Larry McDermott regarding freedom of speech and censorship. Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted article.

Commending St. Luke’s

Congratulations to Michelle Fortune and the St. Luke’s family for the positive changes that continue to be made at our community’s hospital. I was particularly ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted article.

The right side of truth

The truth of this matter is that our President NEVER called for violence of any kind and told the crowd at the end of his ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted article.

United we stand, divided we fall

If it is true that “united we stand, divided we fall” then we’re in a heap of trouble.  Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted article.

Civil discourse and First Amendment Rights   

On January 18,2021, Moe Davis (unsuccessful Democratic party candidate for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District seat) made this statement on Twitter: “I was Chief Prosecutor ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted article.

A solution to creating unity and peace in Polk County

If you do or don’t own a dog, I suggest you visit our new dog park at Harmon Field. Read more

1 month ago by Submitted article.

Congratulations Melyn

Melyn McKay, daughter of Bruce and Lori Heckelman of Tryon has been awarded her DPhil (Doctorate) from the Department of Social Anthropology at Exeter College, University ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted article.

Setting the record straight

A recent letter to the editor from Joanne Midyette mischaracterized my recent communication to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. I normally wouldn’t risk a back-and-forth by ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted article.

Don’t let the beacon waver

I am writing a letter to the editor (for the first time in my life), to join the call to bring the traitors that carried ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted article.

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