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Community Columns

An open letter to the state legislators of the great state of North Carolina

Dear Honorables, I’m sure you get hundreds of requests from individuals and groups urging you to vote in favor of or against certain pieces of ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, December 13, 2019 7:19 pm

Community Columns

Move along, no saints here

I know lots of people I would consider worthy of sainthood. Good, basic, down-to-earth folks who treat others with kindness and respect and usually put ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:48 pm

My Turn

Touring with Franklin — 2019

POLK CULPEPPER The evangelist Franklin Graham will soon launch his 2019 Decision America Tour. This year, Graham and his entourage will stop in eight North ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Sunday, September 29, 2019 12:11 pm


Labor Day — an opportunity to remember the working poor

Rightly observed, Labor Day provides a unique opportunity for Americans of all political persuasions — liberal and conservative, Democrat, Republican and Independent — to give ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, August 30, 2019 5:34 pm

Community Columns

The mandates of faith

Jews, Christians and Muslims, for all their differences, claim the same scripture as authoritative and purport to pray to the same God. The second assertion ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36 pm

Community Columns

No one can serve two masters

As a grammar, middle and high school student in the 1950s and 60s, pledging allegiance to the American flag was as much a morning tradition ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:09 pm

Community Columns

The mission of the Greatest Generation

Most Americans have one or more family members who fought in one of the great wars of the 20th century. My father was part of ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, May 24, 2019 6:49 pm

Community Columns

Accepting the mark of suffering

“Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24) During WWII, the great Protestant German ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, March 8, 2019 8:14 pm

My Turn

Detaining children — who benefits?

The President’s “zero tolerance” policy for immigrant children may have been reversed by Executive Order, but moral questions about its effects on children, parents and ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, July 6, 2018 8:24 pm


The invisible tragedy: homeless families in Beaufort County

(This is the second installment of a two-part series on homeless women and children in Beaufort County.) A single mother named Brittany moved to Beaufort ... Read more

by Polk Culpepper, Friday, April 20, 2018 8:40 pm

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