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Too darn old to take a whoopin’

With all that took place on Friday in Paris, it made me stop in my tracks and shudder to think that same scenario could possibly ... Read more | Add your comment

Of Missouri, money, power & persuasion

Duke lost an ACC football game to Miami a couple of weeks ago on a wild play whose outcome, in retrospect, should never have been ... Read more | Add your comment

“Bridesmaid” makes it to the altar

On four previous occasions, Northeast Academy’s football team has stood at the door leading to the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association’s state championship game. ... Read more | Add your comment

Parents’ love: never take it for granted

It was a beautiful, early fall afternoon. The sun was about 90 minutes away from setting in the western sky. As we made the turn ... Read more | Add your comment

The sun will shine again

Flood watch….flood warning…gusty winds….100 percent chance of rain; those weather warnings, along with others, have been a part of the local forecast now for two ... Read more | Add your comment