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Mural’s about as racist as slavery was social security

A couple of weeks ago one of the most viewed and talked about posts on social media was a history book from the 1960’s and screen shots of some of the pages. The pages from the book, which was the adopted history text for Alabama schools, discussed slavery. Read More »

Letter: Attention-hungry lawyer sees hatred where it isn’t

Dear Editor:

It is astonishing, even in our warped world, that Gene Barber is being harshly criticized today by people who have never met him, never visited our community, and never laid eyes on the courthouse mural – all because of a media-hungry law firm from Jacksonville. Read More »

Letter: It’s time to stop those who re-write history

Dear Editor:

I recently returned from the beautiful North Carolina mountains having enjoyed nice cool weather. When I got home, I hastily opened all my mail and read my last two editions of The Press. I saw where the usual spouse beatings, robberies, break-ins, tire iron-hurling, and meth cooking had occurred, and another story looked like a flashback to years ago. Read More »

Letter: Offended? Then leave

Dear Editor:

To those determined to change or do away with Southern history, heritage and tradition because it offends them, I say on behalf of many that I-95 and I-75 both go north.

I promise that you won’t be missed.

Mike Rowe


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