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.
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?
- Bertie County native will lead N.C. marine fisheries
- Bertie Arts Council announces winners
- NCDA&CS aid after Bertie County tornado aims to prevent flooding
- Out & About: Week of May 6, 2021
- Mass clinics prove successful
- School Board approves “Building a Better Bertie” budget vision
- Medicaid must be chosen by May 14
- MCC expands cosmetology to Bertie County
- The family farm is how to retire early and never stop working
- Kelford man found shot to death
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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.
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).
It took just over one year, but it finally happened. I am quarantined due to a direct contact with a person infected with COVID-19.
It’s human nature to feel more confident when we are in control of a situation. Control or the idea of having control keeps us in our comfort zones a little more.
I begin this column by making a statement I never thought I would make.
Jan. 28 marks one year since my husband and I brought home our four-legged, squirrel chasing, refrigerator stalking third member of the family.
Politics and the pandemic are inseparable in North Carolina.