Opinion


A Civil War trip of a lifetime, Part 14

Having been on the road for more than two weeks while visiting nine states from West Virginia to Louisiana, the intrepid Civil War travelers soldiered on. The itinerary called for a drive from Port Hudson, La., south and west into Texas.

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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:04pm

Voters get their say in school board races

Two seats are up for grabs on the Indian River School District school board — Dana Probert and Leolga T. Wright are competing for a five-year term in District 3, and Derek E. Cathell and Carla M. Ziegler are competing to finish a term in District...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:50pm

The mark we leave on history must not be a stain

As an amateur history buff, I often find myself wondering how people in future generations will look back at this current mark on history’s timeline.

Will we be viewed as the “Age of Technology” — defined by the advancements and new world...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:44pm

Letters to the Editor — May 4, 2018

Bethany Beach gets thumbs-up on flowers

Editor:

I haven’t seen anyone else say it, so I’ve just gotta do it: the flowers in downtown Bethany Beach are absolutely beautiful! Congratulations and thanks to the people who do the...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:43pm

Earth Day should be celebrated every day

If you turn to page 32 of this week’s paper, you will find a vast array of events and cleanups this weekend to celebrate Earth Day. While it is fantastic that so many individuals and organizations have put forth the effort to honor and try to...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:05pm

What happened to my precious little angel?

Part of me thinks I live in a haunted house.

I’m not sure if “haunted” is technically the word I’m looking for here, now that I think about it. What do you call it when a demonic presence has infiltrated all that you once thought was good...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:05pm

Letters to the Editor — April 20, 2018

HOA president speaks out against comments

Editor:

I am writing in regard to the last few paragraphs in the Coastal Point last week regarding Mr. Bob Thornton’s idea about “just” giving him an easement and he will let Ocean View dump...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:03pm

It's time to start thinking about helping kids

We may not want to admit it just yet, but summer as we know it will soon be wrapping up, and children in the area will soon be returning to their classrooms.

And while we live in a community that can generally be referred to as wealthy,...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:30am