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OUR VIEW: Be safe on the water

Memorial Day is meant as a day to remember and honor those who served in the military who have passed on. However, it seems like ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

BJ DRYE COLUMN: The dream is becoming a reality

A little more than 100 years after one company made a life-changing decision for one local community, another company is doing a similar action. Much ... Read more

2 weeks ago by BJ Drye.

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: Crash!

I teach Chinese students very early in the morning. I really enjoy my job because I can do it online from the comfort of my ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Can collecting thoughts about the virus help?

There’s almost no other topic to talk about today than the coronavirus, or simply “the virus” as I’ll call it. I understand why. I can’t ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Don’t give, please take something

What do you give an aging man on his birthday during this time of deadly pandemic? As an important birthday milestone approaches for me, my ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Heard enough about UNC?

Are you tired of hearing about Chapel Hill? Have you heard enough to last a lifetime? Has the multipart ESPN series about Michael Jordan, “The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Green was a great man

I was sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Green. At one time, I was a patient of his and found him to be ... Read more

4 weeks ago by SNAP Letters.

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Will the virus keep us from voting?

Are you going to be able to vote in the upcoming November election? Or will the coronavirus claim another victim: your right and responsibility to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: What ‘letter’ will the economic recovery follow?

By Dr. Mike Walden There is now little question among economists — and, I expect, most people also — that the economy is in a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

DOUG CREAMER COLUMN: What’s been neglected?

I noticed some guys working at a neighbor’s house the other day. They had come by to put out pine needles around his flowerbeds. I ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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