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Letter to the Editor: Response to letter regarding Ask Rusty Social Security column

Dear Editor, Reference the “Letters to the Editor” comments by Peggy L. Snead about my article “Ask Rusty – What will my wife’s survivor benefit be,” ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Guest Opinion: The call to do and act justly

By Dr. James Thrasher As I approached the county courthouse for jury duty, my unfocused mind was in many different places, including being sincerely burdened ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Guest Opinion: Proposed legislation a positive step forward in addressing climate change in rural areas

By Kayla Bergman A recently introduced piece of legislation into the U.S. Senate is a positive step forward in addressing climate change in rural areas. ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

BENEFITS

Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Widow unsure about her Social Security benefits

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I am looking for information on my Social Security survivor benefits ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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One on One: Is the opposition of sales of college athletes’ images racist?

By D.G. Martin Do college sports programs represent a racist oppression of black student athletes? And is it racist of me to believe it would ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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Gig Line: Tie a yellow ribbon

First things first: you never know when you write a column, a story or a personal experience what impact it might have on someone else, ... Read more

5 days ago by Marsha Brown.

The Nature Corner: An exotic plant bearing memories

Reading the Sunday, June 7 issue of The Coastland Times, I did a double take seeing the photo of the century plant in Shirley Lutz’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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You Decide: Are we in for a strong economic recovery?

By Dr. Mike Walden My best friend at N.C. State University was a physicist. We had much in common. We were both transplants from the ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

BENEFITS

Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – About special extra earnings for military service

Dear Rusty: How do I find out if I get any extra earnings for my military service of 28 years (Navy, 1982-2011), when I begin collecting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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Letter to the Editor: Points out omission from Social Security column

Dear Editor: This is a response to “Social Security Matters” by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens – Article in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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