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It’s crazy political times like these that I long for how quickly, simply and peacefully the 1980 presidential election ended.

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In my view fall is the best season of all. We have moved past the dog days of summer and the chill of winter is not yet upon us. Growing up, I always looked forward to fall as the cornfield behind us and the soybean field across the street would be harvested. With the fall harvest came the m…

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The Kamala Harris-Mike Pence death match will go down in history as another forgettable vice presidential debate, but it had its pluses.

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Happy National Newspaper Week! Thank you for reading The High Point Enterprise through what we hope is just a temporary “new normal.” COVID-19 has not been kind to our industry, like so many others, and we appreciate that you are still buying The High Point Enterprise and supporting local jo…

Chuck Schumer, Senate minority leader, says, “Our No. 1 goal must be to communicate the stakes of this Supreme Court fight to the American people.” He continued, “Nothing is off the table.”

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Recently my granddaughter, Summer, asked me if I missed my mommy. It has been a little over a year since my mom passed away, and there are those days that I think about her more than others.

In a presidential election year and in the midst of the dual crises of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread economic misery, the divisions among Americans can seem to easily overwhelm the bonds that unite us.

For tens of millions of children in the United States, school isn’t just a place to learn, but a place where they can depend on receiving healthy meals. When COVID-19 swept across the nation this spring and forced at least 124,000 schools in the United States serving 55 million students to c…

A reader called me this past week and asked in an exasperated tone why the newspaper hadn’t run a story about a statement the Pentagon issued to the New York Times for a story that ran July 31 essentially confirming that at least some identified flying objects are alien crafts from another world.

It’s more than a bit ironic that over the years Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder’s game plan to defend the team’s nickname has been much more successful than his plan to defend the team’s end zone.

I won’t say that Black Lives Matter. Now before you label me a racist, hear me out. I believe that All Lives Matter … because they do. I was raised not to care about the color of a person’s skin and that no color was more or less important than any other color. Skin color is not something pe…

In my role as executive director for Randolph County’s lead agency for early childhood, the social unrest we’re experiencing in our country has weighed heavy on my heart. Before expressing priorities for the Randolph Partnership for Children as we move forward in our work with new emphasis, …

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Over the last three months, we have heard the phrase “a new normal” almost every day in media. As you listen to all the experts, I am not sure that they really know what the new normal looks like. Like the rest of us, they are just guessing what the future holds. Only time will tell what nor…

While announcing a cumbersome set of guidelines for schools to reopen in August, Gov. Roy Cooper pointedly made no promises about whether he will, in fact, allow North Carolina’s schools to open at all. Citing a recent rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations, Cooper even raised doubts about the fa…