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Gun violence needs multifaceted solutions

I’m not a Black Friday shopper. I’ve been dragged to the store on a few occasions in the ...

Cal Bryant

Pointing out the obvious

We all have them from time to time…those thoughts from deep within our minds. From the obvious to ...

Letters to the Editor

Ridgecroft School students support pet food drive

To the Editor: I would like to thank Ridgecroft School’s Senior Beta Club and their sponsors Kim Kirby ...

Cal Bryant

‘Nut’ing but the truth: it’s pee-can, not puhkahn

From the time I was old enough to stand at the sink and wash my hands, I started ...

Columns

Library list shows a variety of reading options

As I was taking a few minutes to browse news headlines this week, NPR had one that piqued ...

Cal Bryant

Road trip for football and history

Saturday’s road trip the edge of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia to witness history in ...

Columns

Weird words to befuddle your word game opponents

It’s been a while since I’ve had the opportunity, but I’ve always enjoyed attending a game night. Board ...

Cal Bryant

Driving test bears repeating

In this past Saturday’s edition, Holly Taylor, my esteemed colleague in the newsroom of Roanoke-Chowan Publications, penned a ...

Columns

Safe driving is always a better alternative to being reckless

Last week, a car passed me while I was driving on Highway 158. That wouldn’t be too noteworthy ...

Cal Bryant

‘Tis the season for the post-season

The local landscape is on fire with the brilliant colors of autumn. Leaves changing from green to yellow, ...

Columns

Digitized data, harvest season, and clocks: relatable news from the world

Here are a few things going on with our neighbors around the world right now, according to stories ...

Cal Bryant

Do you believe in ghosts?

While there are plenty of stories etched in mystery – some even too morbid to share – they ...

Columns

Maintain your body with good sleep habits

When we learned about healthy eating in elementary school, I remember it being compared to putting gas in ...

Letters to the Editor

The future of our climate is on the midterm ballot

To the Editor: I love Northeastern North Carolina. That is why this election season it is critical we ...

Cal Bryant

Soup, milk, and hot sauce

The world is coming unglued – literally and figuratively. Last Friday (Oct. 14), two young protestors each tossed ...

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