Was it the classified documents?
It may come as no surprise to folks to learn that North Carolina schools are some of the most poorly funded in America.
To the Editor:
The word “bombshell” is one of the most overused words in the business of news reporting. A dictionary definition would be “something that is stunning, amazing or devastating.”
Are the days of the roadside eateries gone? My book, “North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries,” celebrated the barbecue and country cooking family friendly restaurants near the interstates.
In June 2018, then-Editor Miles Layton asked me to write a piece on the passing of chef and cultural critic Anthony Bourdain.
Reading his bio, it sounds like William Barber II was destined for the role of prophet from the time he was 15. Leadership in NAACP and student government as a teenager prepared him for all the roles he is now undertaking.
We have a lot of days in American history that were important. Some we celebrate and some we do not. They were important at the time; but are buried when those involved pass on.
- EPD seeks information in series of shootings, one fatal
- Protestors install anti-monument billboard
- Hack High announces mayoral run
- Historic Boy Scout cabin to move
- Edenton mourns Fauchald, Bergevin after fatal plane crash
- Chowan Herald moves to Saturdays
- Lake Mattamuskeet a hidden gem for birdwatchers
- Harbor Town officials purchase dinner boat
- Council approves recreation analysis
- Harbor Towns will have catering opportunities
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Bertie County is on the move and its future looks bright.
To the Editor:
This was a great week for circus clowns from California to Switzerland. Unfortunately for the clowns, most of their entertaining acts were not met with laughter but with derision.
Last Monday (Jan. 16) a giant metal blob creature was unveiled in the Boston Commons. It is the apotheosis of uglification. It is so ugly that it’d make a freight train hit a dirt road.
Why aren’t more North Carolina books made into movies?
At the time of this writing, a convenience store in Maine supposedly has sold the winning lottery ticket worth $1.35 Billion. The holder has not come forward yet.
Once in a while, Hallmark produces a movie that resonates deeply with me.
I spent this weekend combing through a bunch of stuff that has been taking up space in my closet for far too long.
As I sit here on this Monday morning trying to decide what to write my column about, I have come to a block in my mind.
My love of football started in high school. In the 1960s, Coaches Stuart Tripp and Tommy Lewis led Ayden High School Single-A football teams to many winning seasons and state championships. Following our teams, many in our small town took buses filled with athletes, cheerleaders and fans to …
Writing about current affairs is a slippery task these days when new news becomes old news too fast to retain a reader’s fleeting interest.
Something recently brought back a story so old I have forgotten the source. The more I thought about it, the more I felt it should be shared.