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Beginning with last week’s edition, you may have noticed an improvement in the Tribune’s print quality. We went with a new printer, Triangle Web Printing in Durham, which is operated by … more
In earlier days, every young’un in the neighborhood had a secret place where plum trees grew and provided their summertime fruit. They grew wild everywhere and were abundant beside roads, … more
One of the coolest things about traveling to out-of-town assignments is roaming country roads. Though you pay attention to the highway, you can’t help but glance when something catches your … more
The verbal pros and cons of the COVID vaccination appear to me to be somewhat of a waste of time. It is rather obvious the vaccinations have had a tremendous impact on the numbers. They are on … more
“We’re hiring.” I see the signs everywhere I drive these days. Yet, businesses are struggling to find workers. One waitress I recently spoke to said despite reopening 100%, … more
Most Americans respectfully pause on Memorial Day to silently remember why we are a free nation. Quite simply, it is because other Americans before us died in our defense. They gave the … more
Driving into downtown Mount Olive last week, I took a little extra time to cross over the railroad track before I turned onto North Center Street. I looked at the mural that depicts the … more
You are darn right I am proud to be an American. I would take up arms again if the need surfaced. The reason for the spark of sudden patriotism came as I recently watched on television the … more
I don’t see how you married guys do it. I’m not talking about working, putting food on the table, tucking your kids in bed at night, planning a date night with your wife or saving … more
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
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