Letters to the Editor

On the brink of nuclear war

To the Editor: Lately, there has been much saber-rattling regarding Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and the United States. ...

Cal Bryant

What goes around comes around

Those who founded and opened what was later known as the Richard Theater in downtown Ahoskie way back ...

Columns

New combinations of deep-fried foods featured at this year’s state fair

Numerous events and activities happen every year in October. It’s a jam-packed, busy month! People who enjoy Halloween ...

Cal Bryant

Elizabeth City museum shares “Our Story”

I can only speak for myself, but over the course of my near 70 years of life I’ve ...

Columns

The best parts of “spooky season” have arrived

With full acknowledgement that I wrote a column just a few weeks ago about the silliness of celebrating ...

Cal Bryant

On-screen violence desensitizes young people

With all the violence now found by simply inserting a disc in a home entertainment device, or through ...

Columns

Refresh your memory to avoid easy grammar errors

Almost everyone has to do some writing at some point in time, even after they’re done with school. ...

Cal Bryant

Baffling accounts of the criminally insane

I feel obligated from time to time to bring my local readers (all three of you…well, four, if ...

Columns

Bird leaves behind impressive basketball legacy

ESPN Daily podcast host Pablo Torre pointed out that if Sue Bird’s professional basketball career was a person, ...

Letters to the Editor

Not a good way to spend my tax dollars

To the Editor: After reading the Gates County Index of August 25th 2022, I was very 100% proud ...

Cal Bryant

Fingers (and toes) remain crossed

It wasn’t the outcome I had hoped for, but the sun will rise tomorrow and with it comes ...

Columns

Infrastructure issues shouldn’t be put off like a bad habit

I have this bad habit of hanging onto things that are past their prime. I accidentally snapped the ...

Cal Bryant

Life saving ‘drug’ arrives just in time

Just one more week and I would been a goner…pushing up daises; sleeping with the gophers; six feet ...

Columns

What if we rearranged our holiday celebrations?

I was listening to music on Youtube recently when a random ad popped up before one of the ...

Cal Bryant

‘Tis the season…for chills, thrills, and spills

History came mighty close to repeating itself last week. To prove just how long I’ve covered the sport ...

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