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Today's Opinions

  • Rudeness unexpected at medical center

    To the editor:

    I recently moved to Calabash. It has been an adjustment as I am used to living in larger cities, but so far I find everyone to be nice.

  • Proper diet is a life-changer

    To the editor:

    I am 86 and have had a happy health incident in my life that I think your readers might like to know about. Some years ago, I went to an alternative care doctor who told me I was dehydrated and malnourished. She told me, as had a urologist, that I needed to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. That is a little bit more than I can manage now, but I am increasing my intake quite a bit.

  • A day in the life of a sea turtle volunteer

    By Jim Boyce

     

    Guest Columnist

     

  • District 17 House update

    By Rep. Frank Iler

    Guest Columnist


    Editor’s note: The representative’s legislative updates will continue to be published for the duration of the General Assembly’s short session, which has been extended beyond its expected July 1 conclusion.

     

  • District 8 Senate update

    By Sen. Bill Rabon

    Guest Columnist

     

    Editor’s note: The senator’s legislative updates will continue to be published for the duration of the General Assembly’s short session, which has been extended beyond its expected July 1 conclusion.

     

    The 2014 short session continues to be nothing short of eventful, and we are working hard in order to accomplish our goals.

     

    Budget update

  • Hurricane Arthur gives way to happy holiday

    I’m relieved this year’s Fourth of July holiday and weekend was without tragedy after last year’s terrible rip current drownings, and especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, which mostly just soaked us here Brunswick County and put a damper on some pre-holiday plans.

  • Dispose of litter properly

    To the editor:

    There appears to be a false concept that I collect aluminum cans and recycle glass bottles. The fact is that I live on a “destination street,” which means there is one street into and out of this subdivision. Therefore, either my neighbors or their friends who have been disposing of their trash in my front yard really need to take note and find a proper way to dispose of their refuse.

  • Bless our nation, all God’s children

    To the editor:

    As we celebrate America’s birthday, we prophesy as we pray God’s blessing for our nation. We fill the heavens with sounds of rejoicing and praise for the uniqueness of America and its call as a beacon of freedom down through our history. We honor the founders who gave us our Constitution and Bill of Rights. We cry out for great awakening and return to the foundations that make America a land of liberty and prosperity. We declare honor for God in all our institutions, and that our nation will continue to be favored and blessed.