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COLA

Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – About including “COLA” in benefit projections

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: In your reply to “Confused Senior” about when to claim Social ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

economy

You Decide: What made today’s North Carolina economy?

By Dr. Mike Walden During one of my recent early morning workouts at the local YMCA in Raleigh, I met an impressive young person. He ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

DRIVER

Letter to the Editor: Kill Devil Hills resident speaks out about close call with distracted driver

September 11, 2021 Dear speeding and distracted driver, What makes your existence more important than those around you? You almost killed our 14 year old ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

WHY

One on One: John Rosenthal asks, why?

By D.G. Martin Why? Why? Why? This question haunts anyone who has lost a family member or friend to suicide. We deal with the question ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

COLA

Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Is it always best to wait until age 70 to claim Social Security?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I’m 66 years old and still (self) employed as a home ... Read more

7 days ago by Guest Columnist.

gig line

Gig Line: Flowers in the valley

It is important to acknowledge the precious innocent lives that were taken September 11th 20 years ago, to remember them, to give them honor as ... Read more

7 days ago by Marsha Brown.

DRIVER

Letter to the Editor: Manteo resident apologizes for driving error

To the Editor: September 1, 2021 To all those who were in danger around 5:30 p.m. on this day when I slowly entered the intersection ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

nominations

Celebrate your favorites: Nominations for Coastland Gold awards closing soon

There is still time to nominate your favorites in the inaugural Coastland Gold 2021 People’s Choice Awards, a new way to recognize businesses, people and ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Guest Opinion: September 1, 2021 Special Session – Masking

By Susan Bothwell Editor’s note: This prepared statement was read by Susan Bothwell at the Sept. 1, 2021 Board of Education meeting. I have written, ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

20 years

Guest Column: September 11, 2001 – The impact continues 20 years later

By Kelli Harmon Two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-seven people died on September 11th, 2001, and thousands more would follow in the 20 years since ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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