I walked in the newsroom of a newspaper for the first time as an employee when I was just 20 years old.
Did you ever have a childhood best friend that you haven’t heard from in ages? I guess we all have. I did and his name was Eddie. He lived a few doors up the street from my maternal grandparents.
I was corresponding with a fellow photographer on Facebook Messenger. She decided that she was ridding herself of unwanted vintage lenses. So I purchased two from her that I had been wanting for awhile now.
Has there ever been a more hyped event than the anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot?
The Bill of Rights was added to the U.S. Constitution 230 years ago last December. James Madison, the Constitution’s principal author, actually opposed the addition initially, insisting that the Constitution as written covered our rights adequately.
Recently, one of our APG staff folks wrote about his issues with social media. He wrote about both the good and the bad of sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
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Who is the most famous North Carolinian today?
The Democrats’ spendathon working its way to President Biden’s desk contains no money for “free” community college.
I can’t say enough about turning the leaf to a new year. 2021 could rank as one of the ten worst in human history and still be an improvement over 2020. One of my first columns a couple of years ago was full of optimism. So what do I know?
The Black Robed Regiment was the British’s name for the courageous and patriotic American clergy during America’s founding period. The clergy were identified by the robes they wore during the period. The British blamed the Black-Robed Regiment for American independence, and justifiably so.
My birthday is Jan. 6, so I never got to celebrate my birthday as a child with a pool party.
North Carolina not only grows great writers, like Jill McCorkle and Clyde Edgerton, for instance. It also imports them from all over the place.
The way humans communicate with each other has evolved over time, from the grunts of the earliest cavemen to the sophisticated systems of today. What we have seen in recent times, however, is no longer an evolution but an explosion with nefarious consequences.
As I sat in my office around 7:09 Sunday morning, preparing for the arrival of my G-Babies, I leaned back in my chair and began to reflect on 2021.
Christmas is not over. I know some are in the process of “undecorating;” and, there are a few that have finished and everything is in the attic until next year.
Dear Editor —
I spent my few college years in Buies Creek attending Campbell University. I loved every minute I spent on that campus with people who were truly wonderful. Many of whom are still friends to this day.
First, let me wish each and every one of you a very special Merry Christmas.