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Politically correct purple penguins
Politically correct purple penguins

Remember back in the 1990s when we laughed a little at the silliness of political correctness? Remember those politicians and groups who determined that long-time references or names could possible offend .00000001 of the population and thus should be eliminated?
Many of us took this “PC” stuff lightly and laughed at the nonsense as a passing fade. Some of us wrote columns about it.

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Remembering a truly remarkable woman
Remembering a truly remarkable woman

Sometimes there are just not enough words.
The Elm Grove Community, along with many folks across Nash County, are mourning the loss of an incredible lady who touched many lives while here on Earth.
Mrs. Jo Anne Baines passed away Sunday.

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Reader offers counterpoint to “taking a stand”

It was with some sense of counterpoint I felt necessary to comment on the October 9th  opinion, “...afraid to take a stand?”
Regarding the comments in this mode, there is an agenda that claims to be “party neutral” but actually ignores things in critique. I believe “we stand up” quite often for things we pay - but could take a pass on.

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Backward Glances
Backward Glances

FESTIVAL–– This photo was found in The Graphic’s 1961 archives. Pictured is a float in the 1961 Nash County Harvest Festival which was held annually in downtown Nashville.

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Nash County Animal Friends’ Notebook

Many people are afraid to adopt a pet from an animal shelter. They think that maybe the animal has some hidden medical issues. Or maybe the pet has behavior issues that will require a lot of effort on their part. The fact is that most of the pets are in fantastic condition with wonderful personalities. The shelter has a constantly changing group of pets of all ages, and each week there are new dogs and cats.

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