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Supporting student loan debt relief

To the Editor: I am pleased that numerous progressive organizations, state attorneys general, and individuals are demanding that President Joe Biden forgive—thanks to the Higher ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Stories of luxury jets, coffins, and rowing from around the globe

Sometimes I can get too focused on what’s happening locally that I forget there’s a whole world outside full of seven billion other people. So ... Read more

2 months ago by Holly Taylor.

Shortage of volunteer firefighters reaches an alarming level

To the Editor: In every age, wherever people have built communities, the danger of fire has loomed on the periphery. Calm summer evenings and quiet ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Bye-bye demon….hello life!!

It’s an inner demon that only you can conquer. But I can tell you first hand, that demon put up a fight. Last week – ... Read more

2 months ago by Cal Bryant.

Forbidden tea, wet salad, and other sorts of food nonsense

Let me preface this week’s column: my mother recently said to me (jokingly, I’m sure) that she was tired of all the serious stuff I’ve ... Read more

2 months ago by Holly Taylor.

Anonymous tribute to four great men

I typically do not publish information or opinions from anonymous sources. It’s been my long-standing practice to verify all sources of information. I’m making an ... Read more

2 months ago by Cal Bryant.

You can’t give what you don’t have

To the Editor: I have been employed as a Register Nurse (R.N.) in health care for 44 years, many of those years at Northampton County ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Tethering ordinance needed in Northampton

To the Editor: An animal welfare group appeared at the January Board of Northampton Commissioners meeting and spoke about the problems with dog owners chaining ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Frequently asked vaccine questions

I’ve written a lot about COVID-19 vaccines in the past few weeks. Supplies are limited and guidelines from the federal government and the state keep ... Read more

2 months ago by Holly Taylor.

Lappuccino: being clumsy with your coffee

I’ve been accused over my life as a journalist for a ton of misprints. Unfortunately, it happens to all of us involved in a world ... Read more

2 months ago by Cal Bryant.

Legislators again looking to operate in the dark

Like a bad penny, legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in N.C. General Assembly. House members have filed separate bills that ... Read more

2 months ago by Contributor.

Civil Rights movement inspired musician with northeastern NC connection

As I was browsing Twitter this past week, I saw a fascinating series of tweets from the NC Arts Council. The organization shared some interesting ... Read more

2 months ago by Holly Taylor.

What always follows two days of rain?

We’ve all heard Murphy’s simple theory concerning life – “if anything can go wrong, it will.” Some say that Murphy was an optimist, but all ... Read more

2 months ago by Cal Bryant.

The time for planning and organization was six months ago

Have you ever attended an event that was extremely unorganized? An event where you know the people in charge just couldn’t manage to pull things ... Read more

3 months ago by Holly Taylor.

Hammering Hank was more than a great slugger

For all the accolades he earned over the course of a record-setting, Hall of Fame career in the sport of pro baseball, Hank Aaron unfortunately ... Read more

3 months ago by Cal Bryant.

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