Reader takes issue with characterization of AFSC

To the Editor:On Feb. 10, in writing about illegal immigrants, Tom Joyce bemoans the work of the AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program, and quotes pro...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Justice system failed in Downey case

To the editor,On evening of July 15, 2016, Robert Taylor Downey made a conscious decision to drive after consuming enough alcohol that his blood alcoh...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Young should consider local law career

To the Editor,As a long-time resident of Surry County (just 81 years) I want to encourage all young men and young ladies of Surry County to consider a...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Writer: More regulation needed over healthcare

To the Editor,This is in response to Andy Winemiller’s Jan. 25 column “Foxx’s talking point meets logic.” Thank you, Mr. Winem...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Writer disgusted at women’s march

To the Editor,Let me be perfectly clear. Those half naked women, those dressed like vagina’s carrying filthy, vulgar signs DO NOT represent me a...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Writer: Trump is cause for worry, concern

To the Editor,In response to Mr. Joyce’s article on the Editorial page of the Jan. 21 paper.Today, Feb. 21, President Trump said, “Reporte...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


American Indian: Local racism absolutely real

To the Editor,I am writing this from an American Indian perspective. I am a full-blooded Lumbee Indian. I am the son of sharecroppers. I have lived in...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Trumps reaction to Sen. Lewis appalling

To the Editor,Speaking as a white uneducated voter, I find President Elect Trump’s comment of Senator Lewis appalling. The immediate tweet that ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Online commentary went too far

To the Editor,The “educated Black female” has crossed the line.It is one thing to criticize Mayor Rowe who is capable of defending himself...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


As gay man, writer finds ‘Post’ article on target

To the Editor,I think the (Washington Post) article was pretty much spot on!I am a gay man and growing up in Dobson, I was a minority, but did not rea...

January 10th, 2017 |