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Sound Off, July 28, 2013

Published 6:34pm Saturday, July 27, 2013

There is a misunderstanding about teachers in North Carolina. I’ve been teaching for nine years. Teachers are working at poverty levels in North Carolina. There are no “free” benefits. Teaching is very stressful. Teachers put in a lot of unpaid overtime. Thank you.


Income for the average wage earner under President Obama has gone down 7.2 percent. The national debt has gone up $6 trillion. We all should be aware of this and fearful that a continuation of these policies will lead to major economic problems.


I want to say a very grateful thank you for the man in the crème-colored truck who stopped today on Taylor Road and helped me with my lawn mower and the Beaufort County water meter lady who also stopped to help me. I appreciate it very much. God bless you both.

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