600 results total, viewing 21 - 40
Farm life is hard work and serious business. It requires planning, perseverance and constant attention to large jobs as well as to details. Mingled with all the planning and hard work are those … more
I’m mad at the cat. I probably shouldn’t be, but I am. It can be argued that I should not be angry at the cat because when he was doing what he was doing, he was just being a cat. He was … more
Have you ever thought of running for the North Carolina legislature but didn’t think you had the skills or money? Perhaps you threw up your hands in frustration saying it is hopeless in so many … more
We have come to a juncture in our political regression where a real meeting of patriotic minds must occur. It is time to face the real facts about our great nation and the administration that is in … more
On April 20, 1999, two students attacked Columbine High School, killing 13 and wounding 21 more. Three weeks ago, a former student did the same thing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in … more
RALEIGH — Tariffs are taxes. They have always been. So when President Donald Trump announced plans to impose costly tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum into the United States, he was … more
Politico reports on a letter to House Ethics Committee Chairwoman Susan Brooks, R-Indiana, from more than two-dozen members of the Congressional Black Caucus requesting an investigation into “the … more
As another dreaded Academy Awards ceremony has come and gone, I must admit I avoided watching once again just as I have done for the past couple of decades. Thus, I was able to ignore all the … more
In 2016 Denzel Washington produced, directed and starred in a movie entitled “Fences” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name written by August Wilson. It is a period-based … more
The latest Elon University poll contains disturbing — but not surprising — results. More people know the starting quarterback for the Carolina Panthers than the names of either of our U.S. … more
RALEIGH — The #MeToo movement has hit North Carolina’s legislature — a place that’s so far ill-equipped to handle sexual harassment allegations against powerful lawmakers. Democratic Party … more
Billy Graham’s death and memorial service brought back memories of a column I wrote about North Carolina’s “public intellectuals” 16 years ago. I had noticed a book by Richard A. Posner … more
RALEIGH — After years of trying but failing to block the implementation of conservative policies in Raleigh, the state’s progressive movement has a new rhetorical theme: North Carolina’s recent … more
On the day we set aside to express our love and affection for ones we love and zero in on that very special one, we were apprised by a tragedy of another shooter who took the lives of 17 innocent … more
This is meant to offer a perspective that many have not considered. So, I’m just gonna say it: Arming teachers is asking them to be afraid. And that danger will be borne disproportionately by black … more
In late February, Venezuela’s government began accepting presidential candidate registrations and announced a snap legislative election for April. The country’s opposition denounces the process … more
Sometimes a United States Supreme Court opinion can be so dry and narrow as to be just about unreadable. Particularly when the subject concerns the inner mechanics and definitions used by … more
President Donald Trump said a bunch of crazy things this week. Nothing new there. I’m not referring to the global trade war he may have started on Thursday with his announcement that steep … more
Dear Readers, These days we hear about turmoil and violence in our beloved America. Our hearts ache with news about things we cannot understand and about things that seem to erode the landscape of … more
WINSTEAD’S RESERVOIR On July 26, 1957, George Redmond and Mary E. Winstead, Benjamin Paschal and Pattie W. Winstead, Mrs. Margaret W. Barnes, Mrs. Mattie Elizabeth W. Moore and Mrs. Theresa … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 30 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.