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Cal Bryant

Nothing is finer than beating Carolina

It was billed as Rivalry Week in college football and a few of those games left fans such ...

EDITORIAL -- FEATURE SPOT

General Assembly can still make history

By Sandy Hurley & Bill Moss The North Carolina General Assembly remains poised to make open government history ...

Columns

Flip the switch on electric cars

I have been thinking about electric cars since May. If you remember (I know time blurs together in ...

Cal Bryant

There’s only so much pie to slice

I totally understand the lobbying effort behind the push to increase the annual salaries of our classroom teachers. ...

Letters to the Editor

Do your research before casting a vote

To the Editor: Right or wrong, we go with what we are used to. As a Black woman ...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for helping to promote suicide prevention

To the Editor: Thank you, Northeastern North Carolina, for being part of the movement to save lives and ...

Columns

Moving ahead on the long-awaited state budget

Congratulations are in order for state lawmakers and the governor on finally, begrudgingly agreeing on a state budget! ...

Cal Bryant

Kids Say the Darndest (and correct) Things

I grew up watching Art Linkletter on television (my dad told me he use to listen to him ...

Letters to the Editor

Let there be less light

To the Editor: This is a Call to Action. Something’s got to be done, and I mean soon. ...

Columns

Peter Piper’s pickled peppers and other tongue twisting words to trip over

So I heard that November 8 was apparently “International Tongue Twister Day” and I just couldn’t resist. With ...

Letters to the Editor

Singing Carter’s praises while he can still hear them

To the Editor: The Consolers, a gospel-music group famous for singing, “Lord, Bring Me Down,” also sang, “Give ...

Cal Bryant

Jack Goldberg: the man, the myth, the legend

I can’t remember the trivia question, but I do recall the first time I had the pleasure to ...

Columns

What to do with an extra hour in the day

On the first Sunday of November each year, anyone watching the clock on your phone or TV or ...

Cal Bryant

My knees buckle but my belt will not

There are things in life for folks like me…for lack of a better term (and to be politically ...

Columns

Adding movie captions is a long-overdue good move

AMC Theatres, one of the biggest movie theater chains in the United States, announced recently that they’re going ...

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