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Life saving ‘drugs’ arrive just in time

Just one more week and I would been a goner…pushing up daises; sleeping with the gophers; six feet under. Thank goodness for a quick and ... Read more

Do we really need a freeway?

To the Editor: On June 9 of this year, the North Carolina Department of Transportation did a very good job of presenting the four alternative ... Read more

Small price pays for big rewards

In 2007, legislation passed by the N.C. General Assembly gave to counties a local-option, quarter-cent sales tax. The sales tax (G.S. 105-535) must be approved ... Read more

We don’t do ‘hurry-up’ very well

With 35 years in this business, all spent at North Carolina-based newspapers, I consider myself an authority on Southern living. Over the years, I’ve penned ... Read more

Story quotes espoused hatred

To the Editor: The quotes from local ministers regarding the potential for recognition of marriage equality in North Carolina (Saturday, Aug. 2, Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald) were ... Read more

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