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RALEIGH — According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans of Filipino descent had a median household income of just over $100,000 in 2019. The median household income of white Americans that … more
There are several preferences as to which of the dressings is the best to use for making a banana sandwich. Some prefer Miracle Whip Salad Dressing, while others testify nothing even comes close … more
Many of you, like me, are missing a special person in your life this week. And though it’s been a tough few days, I feel blessed. Every morning when I wake up, I turn on my phone and see … more
The smells of spring go far beyond that of flowers in bloom and tilled soil. It is also the burning of leaves and limbs left from the winter, and folks cranking up grills for some backyard … more
I talked a little bit about my affinity for history in a previous column. After a spirited conversation with a well-respected athletic coach, I decided to continue — in a different … more
May is here and are gardens are coming alive. Below are some tips for what you can do in your garden and landscape during the month of May: more
Remember your first bicycle? Mine was a J.C. Higgins and it came from Sears & Roebuck in downtown Goldsboro. I was a fifth-grader at William Street School, and one proud young’un the … more
During my formative years, I couldn’t get enough of the Funk & Wagnalls encyclopedia set that graced my parent’s bookcase. I’d pick a letter and dive into that book for … more
They come in all sizes. You can dip them in powdered sugar and either white or dark chocolate. You can put them in a cake. You can eat them with ice cream. Or you can eat them … more
Admiration is the only way to describe the way I feel about good food and those shouldering the responsibility of putting it on the table. In earlier times, I am confident I could have stood my … more
RALEIGH — The latest federal job report is out — and it shows North Carolina’s employment recovery stalling out a bit during the first quarter of 2021. That may not be evident at … more
Go Heels. Go to — Duke. It has always been that intense between these two college basketball programs, both long-time powerhouses in the ACC. But, a new era has begun in Chapel Hill with … more
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