Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing in regards to Jamie Walker’s comments about the pipeline, specifically: “I’ve drank probably out of every creek in this county at some point in time. Ain’t none of it killed me yet. I’ve watched the trees grow. But ain’t none of that put one single dollar in my pocket.” The fact that the water here is clean enough More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Slaves represented half of all property wealth in the South in 1860. Slaves provided the energy that fueled the southern agriculture-based economy including export of cotton for northern and European More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to the recent County Commission meeting concerning the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project. My intent is not to oppose or voice support for the project, but rather, I want More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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Dear Editor: Cognitive Dissonance: the feeling of uncomfortable tension which comes from holding two conflicting thoughts in the mind at the same time.  For example: Publicly wishing for more hotel/motel tax dollars More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

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Dear Editor: Well, the cowards and bigots have raised their ugly heads again in Pocahontas County.  Interestingly, people like this are really so very insecure and full of low esteem that they try to make themselves More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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Dear Editor: I’m writing to thank Pocahontas County residents for their generosity in helping needy children worldwide this Christmas season. Together we were able to collect 12,128 shoeboxes – filled with toys, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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Dear Editor: Our local volunteer fire departments provide absolutely essential service to our community, protecting our lives and property. In a big county with a scattered population this is a very difficult task. More...

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