In response to Tina Dupuy’s April 17 column: I read it with a heavy heart. I assume by Dupuy’s comments, her mother was a Godly woman. But like all moms and dads, fallible. We do the best we can and hope all turns out well for our children.
Recently, a North Carolina House judiciary panel recommended changes to existing gun rules that would build on changes approved in 2011. The law expanded the ability of gun owners to protect themselves with a gun and allow holders of a concealed weapon permit to carry a pistol inside a state park. The bill would also let the permit holders arm themselves in a restaurant where alcohol is served unless expressly prohibited by the restaurant. Concealed weapons also could be stored in a locked vehicle on a college campus or state government parking lot.
I grew up with the NRA. My parents were members when gun ownership was still about hunting and self-defense. There was a sticker on our front door’s window that read: “Nothing in this house is worth your life.” It was meant to warn intruders that my father had a gun and would not hesitate to use it. He would protect his home and family.
THUMBS UP to Thomasville City Schools Superintendent Keith Tobin, who this week announced that he is retiring July 1 after spending five years as superintendent and 29 years in the city school system.
My daughter-in-law had some stray cats come up where she lives, and of course the cat had kittens. She waited, fed them, made a home for them until time to catch, get them shots and have them fixed. This was something she really could not afford but she loves these cats.
Remember in the last “Veteran’s Views” (April 26) that I wrote about the DAV mobile service office coming to our area? Well, consider this a reminder.
As a hearing spearheaded by Republicans on the Sept. 11, 2012, U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi kicked off in the U.S. House Wednesday, charges that it is politically motivated resounded among Democrats and supporters of the Obama administration.
The food pantries in the greater High Point are running extremely low as we enter the summer months when donations typically trail off.
Brenda Heist wanted to run away from life. Naturally, she went to Key West, Fla.
On April 9, Thomas Terrell wrote: I have found it disgusting all the race-baiting and polarization of the people affiliated with the “Democrat” Party.
There are many things labeled “should do” and a few labeled “must do.” Ignite High Point represents one of those “must do” events. Even more important than this, it is critical to the direction and speed of High Point’s growth for the next 20 years!
The main thing wrong with the term limits movement is the “s’’ at the end of the word “limit.”
It has not provided much “fertilizer” the last few days, but the sun definitely has been shining on the solar farm industry in the Piedmont Triad and across North Carolina.
As last year, you published the propaganda piece by Darrell Allison supporting state tax money to pay private school tuition. They call these “opportunity scholarships.” But what he neglected to say, as last year, was that this is a cash cow for private schools and his organization.
RALEIGH — “People generally quarrel,” G.K. Chesterton once wryly observed, “because they cannot argue.”