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Letters

  • Party of no better than party of lies

    To the editor:

  • Remember Carolina Shores storm response

    To the editor:

    I have lived in Carolina Shores for 19 years and have been through every storm since then. The first couple of years, the community was part of Calabash. The town would have someone riding around to check on the damage and offer help to the residents that needed it. After Carolina Shores became a town, it would also have someone checking on the damage for many years after storms. They would have you put the debris from the storm on the side of the road and the town would haul it away.

  • Vote for Carolina Shores incumbents

    To the editor:

    As a citizen and commissioner of Carolina Shores, I am writing this letter to enthusiastically endorse Mayor Walter Goodenough and commissioners Bill Brennan, Joe Przywara and John Russo for re-election Nov. 3.

    These four gentlemen, whom I have proudly served with, have demonstrated through cooperation and civic prudency, a true sense of community. The record shows the current mayor and board truly care about our entire town and have worked to improve the quality of the town and all its citizens.

  • Kudos to Coleman’s for rebuilding, maintaining excellence

    To the editor:

    My family has been visiting Myrtle Beach, S.C., for vacations since before I was born.

    While vacationing at the Grand Strand, we always take an evening to visit nearby Calabash, eat at Coleman’s and stop by Callahan’s for some souvenirs.

    We were extremely saddened to hear about the fire that occurred at Coleman’s last year. Luckily, it has rebuilt and reopened.

  • It’s now or never for town of Sunset Beach

    To the editor:

    Once every two years, Sunset Beach voters can change the direction of our town.

    On Nov. 3, councilmen Williams and Sherrill are up for re-election. They must be defeated. Why?

    Four years ago, Williams and Sherrill promised transparency, responsiveness and fiscal responsibility. Instead, they delivered an outrageous four-year spending spree.

  • Vote Dunn for mayor of Carolina Shores

    To the editor:

    I wholeheartedly support Joyce Dunn for mayor of Carolina Shores. She is warm, compassionate, and promises to “get the job Dunn.”

    During the recent flood, she was out going door to door in the neighborhoods to check on people and lend a hand. She sent out many emails and alerts via NextDoor that helped to unite the community and created a network of volunteers to deal with the crisis. Where was our current mayor or members of the board of commissioners?

  • Thank you for Sunset Beach farmers’ market

    To the editor:

    I’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Chris Wilson and the Sunset Beach Merchants Association for their brilliant idea to have what I hope is the first of many farmers’ markets in Sunset Beach Town Park. Thanks also to Sunset Beach Town Council for seeing the vision and approving the market.

  • CROP Hunger Walk steps toward making world better

    To the editor:

    Hunger and poverty are rampant in our world and escalating in the current economic conditions. Something can and must be done about them. Our local CROP Hunger Walk is a great place to start. On Nov. 1, the Shallotte/South Brunswick CROP Hunger Walk will be held to show our love and active concern for neighbors in need near and far.

  • BCSO assists its neighbors in Columbus County

    To the editor:

    We were isolated and washed out on the Waccamaw River at Pireway during the flooding Oct. 2-6. The road was out in three places.

    On Sunday, Oct. 4, Columbus County Sheriff’s Office deputies told us we could evacuate if we wished.

    We never saw them again, nor American Red Cross or Federal Emergency Management Agency personnel. However, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office deputies, with a huge truck, checked in on us each day of the week and brought us much needed supplies.

  • GOP faces crisis of its own doing

    To the editor:

    As a liberal, I must confess to somewhat enjoying the GOP heartburn following the postponed election of a new speaker of the House.

    “Chaotic,” “unhinged,” “fractured” and “banana republic” are just a few of the pejoratives Republicans themselves have used to describe their frantic search for a leader who can unite the party. I liken this search for unification to herding cats.