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Video cameras being worn as routine gear by police and law enforcement officers in departments across the country have proven to provide the evidence to clear officers of wrongdoing or convict them … more
Hopefully we will soon have spring-like weather and enjoy being outside in our gardens and landscapes. One common question that comes to our office is, “Can I fertilize my lawn now?” Even though … more
One thing needs to be clearly understood before I go any further with this piece: I am, always have been, and always will be a Carolina (Tar Heel) fan. Now, the time has finally arrived to find … more
Nancy McFarlane is my mayor. She has led Raleigh through explosive growth, including a new train station, the purchase of Dix Park, promotion of Raleigh as an arts scene and tourist destination and … more
What is all the fuss about? A photo identification is required today for just about anything, except when you’re headed to the bathroom. That might come later when all the fuss is settled … more
Here we are again, my friends, right smack in the middle of the notorious Eastern North Carolina summer heat wave. The weather was in the 90s all last week, and was accompanied by her irritating … more
For your lawn A third of the growth should be removed when mowing warm-season grasses. Try to change direction when mowing your lawn. This will help strengthen the roots system and expose … more
Are you from the South? There are a lot of things in the South that make us Southern, or “good ol’ boys.” We will not even go into the moonshine era. In the South, we love just about … more
November is now upon us which means soon our minds may be more on preparing for the holiday season, but there are still things that can be done in the garden this time of year. Below are gardening … more
I headed out to the Mount Olive Green Machine’s practice Saturday and talked to the head coach, Shane Aube, about his team just trying to get an outlook for its season. If my memory hasn’t failed … more
The people of Mount Olive have truly been blessed with the approval of a $5.5 million grant in disaster recovery funds to fix and upgrade its ailing wastewater treatment plant. We are looking at … more
RALEIGH — If you think very rich people pay a lower share of their income in taxes than you do, you are very likely to vote for Democrats. You are also very likely to be wrong. Although special … more
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