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Editorial Cartoon: Time Machine
Editorial Cartoon: Time Machine

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Brochure is a 'walking tour' and so much more!
Brochure is a 'walking tour' and so much more!

Talk about a home run!
The Tar River Center for History and Culture at Louisburg College, the Franklin County Tourism Development Authority and a few of their friends and supporters have knocked one out of the ballpark.
Last week they unveiled a "Tour Historic Louisburg" brochure -- and it's a great piece of work that sheds light on about 30 homes and other historic structures in the county seat.


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Proposed rules could make working on your car illegal

If you're a "gearhead" who loves to tinker with cars, better take notice.
And if you're a "shade tree mechanic," you may be in for a nasty surprise.
According to information that's working its way into the public domain, it appears that General Motors, Ford and other car makers are trying to make it illegal to work on your own car.


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Town and county say g'bye to water saga, FINALLY
Town and county say g'bye to water saga, FINALLY

This week, Franklinton town officials were expecting to send out hello and goodbye letters to its utility customers.
And, with that, I can finally say good riddance to a water and sewer struggle that cropped up in the spring of 2010 and raged for nearly five years.
At least publicly, the first sign of distress occurred when the state Treasurer's Office informed Franklinton that its enterprise fund rate structure was not sufficient.


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<i>With major elections looming, beware of those who deceive</i>
With major elections looming, beware of those who deceive

While the names and places may change, electoral history relentlessly repeats itself.
Next week, a book is coming out that will make various sensational charges against a presidential candidate in an effort to prejudice your opinion. The author has a history of less than accurate "journalism" that he has had to end up retracting.
North Carolina will be a "trifecta" state in 2016.


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<i>Getting back to the purpose of education</i>
Getting back to the purpose of education

I, like you, out of frustration, have often asked, at what point will people finally say enough is enough, and then take personal action for change?
It appears to me, more and more people have reached that point with government-funded schools.
There was a time when most parents home-schooled their children. This was before compulsory school attendance laws were enacted.


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Editorial Cartoon: Tim Tebow
Editorial Cartoon: Tim Tebow

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