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Opinion

Guest Opinion: A few New Year’s resolutions for NC politics

By Bob Phillips A new year has arrived, and with it, new hopes and resolutions. On the political front, here are some goals for North ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

VALENTINE'S DAY

Gig Line: Is it too much to wish for?

I wonder, folks, if it’s too much to ask that while we have differences of opinion, we act like mature adults instead of children. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Marsha Brown.

The Nature Corner: Healing

By Ernie Marshall Since we have recently inaugurated the 46th President of the United States, it seems appropriate to reflect, regardless of our party affiliation or ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

history

One on One: John Hart’s grim return

By D.G. Martin “People in publishing have always known that John Hart can flat-out write,” says bestselling author David Baldacci. Hart proves it again with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

MINIMUM WAGE

You Decide: What’s the real unemployment rate?

By Dr. Mike Walden The unemployment rate is the most watched economic indicator by the media and the public. It’s easy to understand why. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Guest Opinion: Biden 2021 should look to Biden 1980 for bipartisan inspiration

By Kevin Walters President Joe Biden has promised to govern as a president for all Americans, not just those who voted for him. Some pundits ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

REDUCTIONS

Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Delayed claiming; am I now getting the right amount?

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I am having problems getting answers from the national Social Security ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

climate

Letter to the Editor: Reader responds to guest opinion piece on climate

To the editor: The first ten lines of a recent Sunday Guest Opinion by Mses. Burrow and Rogers, entitled “Climate Literacy,” imply that an editorial ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

VALENTINE'S DAY

Gig Line: Reaching for an outstretched hand

First things first: blood, the lifeline we hope would be available if needed can make a difference in survival or not for anyone critically ill ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Marsha Brown.

history

One on One: Three new North Carolina-connected congresswomen

Three North Carolina-connected women Democrats broke the mold in the recent congressional elections. The “mold” was Democrats losing congressional seats to Republicans. These three women ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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