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MY TURN: Washington Housing Authority, the rest of the story

On Nov. 16, 2022 the newspaper published an article concerning the WISH program, established by the Washington Housing ...

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Small businesses need more community support

Despite the competition from large retailers, small businesses are thriving and still make up 99.7% of U.S. employer ...

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Rep. Greg Murphy: School choice offers parents more control

North Carolina parents and students deserve options when it comes to education. School choice is a powerful, yet ...

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Priscilla Modlin: Inmates need more resources, support

The reason so many people are repeat offenders is they are already broken. They have been set up ...

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Charles Smith: Our visit to Sen. Bob Dole’s office

By CHARLES MICHAEL SMITH It wasn’t planned but I’m so glad it happened. We were being given a ...

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Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I truly appreciate ...

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Come for the art, stay for the beer

By Charles Thrasher  The impact of the 2020 census on rural America might best be summarized by a ...

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Delta variant spread renews vaccine urgency

The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines brought great hope in the battle against the deadly pandemic that has ...

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Gov. Cooper: The road to a brighter future runs through North Carolina

By Gov. Roy Cooper North Carolina is emerging from a worldwide pandemic strong and growing, with new jobs ...

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Responding to Sheriff Ernie Coleman’s statement

I am compelled to reply to the false information presented by Sheriff Ernie Coleman in the March 27 ...

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