T he more you think about it, the stingier Moore County looks in its decision to allocate only half a loaf to the county school system for its proposed digital learning initiative.
By Marvin L. Covault
Notice anything different about me? Nah, you wouldn't. Not in this thumbnail photo. But trust me - you wouldn't guess it even if I stood a couple of feet away and turned at all angles. I've tried it with lots of people, and they're always clueless.
It has been a busy time for Pentagon officials, as they have tried to stem a storm of protest that America's armed forces are discriminating against evangelical Christians, and that the military has plans to court-martial those that proselytize.
Locally, the Moore County Department of Social Services recently challenged folks to see if they could live within this budget. And Vice President Joe Biden’s family has made a similar call to raise awareness of hunger here and around the world. I wanted to see what this was like, so for seven days I fed myself on $3 a day, just to prove it could be done.
When I was in college, America was shocked that a president of the United States had an "enemies list."
Dr. Joyce Brothers, who pioneered the television advice show and was called the mother of media psychology, died Monday at age 85.
Letters to the Editor
I agree with Maurice Holland that we are to do justice, to love kindness, to walk humbly with God and to feed the hungry. Are the protesters being prohibited from feeding the poor? Are they being prohibited from acting justly. Are they being prohibited from loving kindness and walking humbly with God?
We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to those who helped the Women of the Pines have the most successful fundraising year yet.
It is so comforting to know that the Southern Pines Fire Department is so fast in responding to residents.
The Carriage Classic in the Pines, a carriage pleasure show of some 18 years, was held Saturday and Sunday at the Pinehurst Harness Track. Dapper ladies and gentlemen with their elegant horses put to sparkling antique carriages were on display. However, the cornerstone of our annual show, the Sunday Carriage Parade was, of necessity, canceled.
The well-written comments by Dusty Rhoades (“Outrage Should Cut Both Ways,” May 19) and Robert Levy (“Is Obama Channeling Tricky Dick?” May 19) point out that the two-party system is broken. Both parties are functioning (if you call it that) from the extreme.
I know this is old hat, but something has to be done to reduce congestion on U.S. 1.
I just read Andy Thomas’ column “The Art of Lawn Chair Garage Sitting” (May 15). It puts me in mind of a recurring character in the humorous books written by Pat McManus about his childhood.