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Some want to take our vote away. Some want to go so far as to remove our basic institution for communicating with each other and eliminate our Postal Service, an institution originating at the founding of our nation.

The Sylva Herald seems a perfect venue to share my gratitude for the blessings of Donald Trump’s presidency.

The junior senator “representing” North Carolina is Thom Tillis. His six-year term, hopefully, terminates in January 2021, after he loses in the November election to Cal Cunningham.

A smile or a frown; a helpful word or a harmful word; a positive or a negative act. Minor details make major differences.

The death of George Floyd and the lack of police accountability has led to protests in every state and in many cities around the world. This past week, we’ve seen two gatherings held in Sylva to help bring awareness to this crime during a pandemic that has already claimed the lives of more t…

Wednesday, June 03, 2020
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Unaffiliated voters often find the issues more compelling than the political party of candidates for public office. Therefore, they should consider Moe Davis for Congress.

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One cannot avoid seeing the increase in food insecurity/hunger since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. Across all media there are pictures of massive lines at food banks and pleas for support from our local Western North Carolina food banks.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

On Feb. 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who was jogging in a residential Brunswick, Georgia neighborhood, was murdered by a group of white men who said they thought he was suspicious looking. The local police took no action for 70 days, until the press got involved, leaving them no choi…

N.C.-11 Congressional Candidate Lynda Bennett is a mother of two, a wife of 26 years, and a successful business woman for the past 34-plus years. She has fought through tough economic downturns in the real estate business which will serve N.C.-11 well at this critical time when we need to br…

I am now a widow and have been moved by law to the “singles” tax bracket, paying more than in the “married with no dependents” tax bracket.

The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed many societal issues in our country – inadequate healthcare, the ever-widening gap between the rich and the poor, racial injustice, a lack of funding for our educational institutions, extreme partisan bickering, etc. You might say there’s another kin…

Wednesday, May 13, 2020