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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

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

35 years; ‘water’melons; Brunswick stew less

Maybe it only felt like 110 degrees on Aug. 2, 1979. I was as nervous as a you-know-what in church on that steaming hot summer ... Read more

Allen-Murray deserve recognition

On at least two previous occasions, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald has lobbied the Hertford County Board of Education to study the possibility of allowing the football ... Read more

Duh…what did they say??

Have you ever wondered why athletes are paid millions for playing children’s games? Based on a little research, the answer is because the majority of ... Read more