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RALEIGH -- As North Carolina’s numbers continue to show improvement and vaccine distribution increases, Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that the state will carefully ease some of its COVID-19 restrictions.

Opinion Stories

Plenty of politicians, planners and business folks think they know what North Carolina’s post-pandemic economy will look like. But few seem entirely sure. They are noticeably hedging their predictions, which I consider to be a wise precaution. They ought to be hedging their bets, as well.

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Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library

The Summer Reading Program is up and running smoothly this year. Miss Lee, Miss Brandy and Miss D are keeping everything running smoothly. Miss Markita, Miss D and Miss Brandy are also putting together Teen Tuesday events. The first one was held this week – two different Escape Rooms. They’r…

A list of the top thirty-five “Alien Invasion Films of the 1950s” includes titles such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing from Another World, The War of the Worlds, Invaders from Mars, I Married a Monster from Outer Space, Invasion of the Saucer Men, Killers from Space, It Conquere…

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"I don’t want people to think it’s a Black thing or a Texas thing. None of us are free until we’re all free. And we aren’t free yet. There are too many disparities that we need to be about the business of working on together." -- Opal Lee