This is a lot harder than I thought it was going to be.
Apple brought Democrats and Republicans happily together – and maybe sowed the seeds for more bipartisan cooperation.
Since I was about 17 years old, it seems like there has been a Bob Seger song for most portions of my life.
I think it’s safe to say my brain is exhausted.
Sometimes it feels good to be right – I make a decision and things work out in my favor.
Community is defined as a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. The Oxford Dictionary also describes community as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals.
This past weekend I lost my mind and found a notebook – or should I say, someone found it for me.
- Teacher Housing initiative revived
- Some employees decry 1 percent salary increase
- Two arrested for multiple breaking and entering charges
- Bertie County Library, Cooperative Extension officially open
- Colerain Historic District featured in Eastern NC Living
- Tri-County Aiport hosts Open House
- Updated: Three charged in break-ins in two counties
- Windsor man charged with attempted murder
- Rent, utility assistance available
- Whirligigs are keeping Wilson on the move
Many times the toughest part of a job change is the people you leave behind. The relationships, the laughter and the comfort afforded by people you knew you could count on.
As a black conservative Republican, Mark Robinson isn’t North Carolina’s traditional lieutenant governor. But he’s squarely in the tradition of lieutenant governors bedeviling governors.
As a kid, I did anything I could to please my grandparents. It did not matter which side of the family they were on, I wanted to make them happy.
Have you ever had someone else given credit for your idea? Have you ever been given credit for someone else’s idea?
Looking back, it’s clear that North Carolina took a big step in 2008 toward becoming a Democratic state in presidential elections. It’s not clear whether we’ll keep moving in that direction.
On March 2 — the late Theodor Seuss Geisel’s 117th birthday — Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that, some time last year, it ceased publishing/licensing six of the popular author’s children’s books which “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”
I don’t know exactly what it is about baseball, but I love everything about the sport.
When the public hears the words “local legislation,” it usually envisions bills written so narrowly in scope that they affect only one or two counties or cities at most. That is, after all, the plain meaning of the word “local.”
In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. In today’s politics, it’s one strike and you’re out. Just ask Richard Burr.
It’s easy to forget sometimes, but political parties usually evolve over time.
Recently I was out and about when someone I knew stopped me and told me how much she enjoyed my concert photographs in Eastern North Carolina Living Magazine.
In 2006, Bertie County native Carroll Daniels published What Kind of Truck Does He Drive?, a collection of stories from his childhood (copies available through the Albemarle Regional Library system).