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SOUND OFF, Dec. 27, 2012

Published 7:50pm Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Three things. The new look of the Daily News is extremely good, although it may a little difficult for people to get used to. Change is good for you. Second, Walter Williams’ column, as always, is excellent. It’s fortunate that we have him to read in this paper. It’s unfortunate that many people probably don’t read him. Third, the new director at the Beaufort-Hyde-Martin Regional Library is to be highly commended, doing a fabulous job. All of the wonderful things happening there are due to her leadership.

 

May the force be with you. For all of us at Christmas, I wish understanding.

 

I thought about going to see “Les Miserables” on Christmas Day, but decided I’d be less miserable at home. I hate musicals.

 

My husband and I drove through Smallwood on Christmas Eve. The community looked absolutely outstanding. I would say 99.9 percent of the homes in the community had lighted luminaries along their roadways and up their driveways. It was such a beautiful sight. We wish to thank the residents in the community for all their efforts. It truly was magical. I am glad we got to see it.

 

All of the people in Sound Off must not have gotten what they wanted for Christmas or they are just plain “Bah, humbug.” I think you all need to get a life, especially the one that says a person must be a lousy mother because she lost her children. You don’t know the circumstances.

 

From the looks of today’s Sound Off, it wasn’t just me and my neighbors who thought your four pages of Santa letters were stupid. Why can’t this paper get its act together? It’s not even a good mullet wrapper anymore.

 

 

 

 

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