Columns

Spreading the word across the pond-Underground Railroad Museum goes international

I was recently interviewed by the Guardian Newspaper and The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), both news service outlets ...

Columns

Calling both sides of the lucky coin

Vail Stewart Rumley wrote the original version of this column on Sept. 15, 2001, shortly after the 9/11 ...

Columns

Washington’s storm-warning tower

123 years ago, coastal shipping was still an essential method of moving goods to market. The Federal government ...

My Turn

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 ...

Columns

Cooler weather brings thoughts of exercise and football

I seem to be at my creative best while sitting in my rocking chair on my front porch. ...

Editorials

Politicians hurt students with a teacher shortage; they must fix this now with a better state budget

By DIANE MITCHELL and DEE GRISSETT If you sat down in the dentist chair, you would think it ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Ivermectin isn’t benefitting you

To the Editor, “You are not a horse; you are not a cow.  Seriously, y’all.  Stop it!” says ...

Columns

Labor Day and Homecoming-reunions, skating and storytelling

Milt and I enjoyed the Labor Day weekend with friends.  We had a wonderful time remembering the good ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Pay attention, drivers

To the editor, School buses are running again in the mornings and afternoons. Safety for our students who ...

Columns

Birds are out even when it’s hot

Despite stultifying hot and humid weather, during the last two weeks of August, birders around the county observed over ...

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