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Christmas toys

The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys, an old axiom says, and that’s never more true than today.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dec. 5

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Ensuring a vote for Obama: A lesson for the black ‘old guard’

The Presidential Election of 2008 was the first time I participated in the voting process, and in that election, I voted on my convictions of personal beliefs. Socially and economically, then-candidate Barack Obama’s platform, contradicted the convictions and beliefs I held firm; as a result, I decided to vote for his opponent, John McCain. 

A striking resemblance

I’ve always heard that somewhere in this big old world, everyone has a twin.

The rush is on

One of my father’s favorite expressions back in the day when his sons were caught window-shopping still rings in my ears today.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Nov. 28

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Random thoughts

No more Hostess Twinkies

Hostess Brands has upset a lot of locals with the announcement it will be closing the bread store on Hamilton Boulevard in South Boston.

Wild kingdom

Seems to me we didn’t have so many wild critters to contend with in Halifax County when I was growing up down U.S. 501.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Wednesday, Nov. 21

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Election afterthoughts

What we’ve heard since last Tuesday’s election has surprised us. No, not about the results, but we’ve found it alarming that a number of people missed out on voting for the president, and these are intelligent voters who simply missed their opportunity.