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SERVICE

Letter to the Editor: Response to letter addressing global warming statistic

To the editor: As a decades-long student of environmental science and “the gentleman” referred to in an August 9, 2020 letter to the editor, I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

SERVICE

Letter to Editor: Reader responds to letter referencing hydroxychloroquine

To the Editor: I feel I must respond to the letter by Susan Stroud of Southern Shores. She cites Hydroxychloroquine as a “safe and effective way” to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

FUTURE

Op-Ed: The path to a stronger, healthier future for North Carolina

By Governor Roy Cooper This pandemic has affected every corner of our state, including our state budget needs. For many families, it has also shifted their ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

The Nature Corner: Aging

By Ernie Marshall  Some years ago, I took a walk along a stretch of Reedy Branch, a tributary making its way to the Tar River, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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One on One: ‘We didn’t leave our party. It left us.’

By D.G. Martin Back in 1984 when I was running for Congress, I ran into older people who explained why they could not support me, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

CONNECTIONS

The Bright Side: Connections

It wasn’t until I was around 8 years old that I found out I had two half-brothers. My parents felt the concept of a “half-sibling” ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Danielle Puleo.

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You Decide: Will we return to farm life?

By Dr. Mike Walden My father grew up on a hog farm in southwest Ohio in the 1920s and 30s. In those days, farms were ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Can I put my Social Security in a tax-advantaged account?

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I will be 62 years of age at the end of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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Gig Line: A man and woman’s best friend

Not long after my sweetie pie Billy and I got married in 1968, he wanted to get a dog. At the time Billy was a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Marsha Brown.

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One on One: Finding a compass on a Christ-haunted landscape

By D.G. Martin Are they really people of faith? Some voters are asking that question about their presidential candidates, wondering where their moral compasses might ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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