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There is more content available today about the upcoming election than likely in any previous cycle. While we could fill this page with media sources that have some type of information about the … more
RALEIGH — The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local employees, for starters — is not an appointee … more
Folks who have known me over a lot of years are well aware of my political views and I stand by them today — and tomorrow. Admittedly, I am not a party crazy person, but have always attached … more
Driving down country roads often trigger good memories for me. I didn’t live on a street growing up. We stayed on an acre of land with a big backyard and sideyard that were my … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does that really mean? Well, we know it doesn’t … more
Ever fish on the creek near your house? Many years ago, it provided a lot of meals for our family. A catch of creek-caught pan fish provided a healthy and more than welcome meal. An … more
Nutsedge is one of those pesky weeds that seems to show up everywhere and is a challenge to get rid of. Nutsedge, also called nutgrass, is a perennial whose leaves die back in the fall and re-sprout … more
RALEIGH — Most North Carolina schoolchildren began this academic year trying to learn from home rather than at school. How’s it going so far? Set aside the blame game and partisan … more
One afternoon I’d had enough of burning brain cells in front of the TV. I hopped in my car, plugged in my phone and tapped on the music app. I don’t remember the song that played as I … more
RALEIGH — Throughout his gubernatorial term, Roy Cooper has sought vastly to expand the power of his office at the expense of other statewide-elected executives, the legislative branch, local … more
African violets (Streptocarpus) are a popular house plant that many people have probably tried to grow at one time or another. You often hear of people that successfully grow African violets without … more
This year has been one to remember. And it isn’t over. The national election is in 68 days. Early voting is roughly two months away. While residents of the “divisive” … more
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