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Let’s build bridges together

My favorite subject in school and college was history.  Mr. Horowitz, one of my college history professors often ...

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Two snow days were better than one

As Rose Ann and I walked to John Small School in the morning we could see Horace shoveling ...

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How to prune your Scuppernong grapes

This is one of the more frequent questions that I receive this time of year, from vine renovation ...

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Write Again …The Picker and the Pickee

Thomas was a really nice, mild-mannered young boy. He was a student in one of my seventh and ...

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A camping trip gone wrong; life lesson learned

In between Oak Drive and the airport there is an old Civil War embankment, perfect for us boys ...

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The story behind a man and his bull

Thank you, readers, for the tremendous feedback I received from last week’s column ‘Know Your Town 2023’ in which ...

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When is the best time for that Pre-Emergent application?

I was in Raleigh last Friday for a meeting. My motto is if you are on time, you’re ...

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Making a New Start

By Stewart Ham The avenue to a successful life is full of reset buttons and new beginnings. I’ve ...

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Write Again…Man’s search for meaning

Viktor E. Frankel. Ever heard of him? Of course not. Neither had I. So. Who was this man ...

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Know Your Town 2023

I have had so many requests to do more ‘Know Your Town’ series that feature the history of ...

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