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In case national Republicans needed another reminder of the power of women at the ballot box, pollsters at Quinnipiac University just handed it to them. With the November midterms still three … more
Historic downtown Wilson will soon be the location for an emerging industry: hemp and cannabidiol. “Marijuana contains high THC, low CBD while the hemp plant contains high CBD and low THC,” … more
The village of family and friends who guided me through childhood — parents who loved me, grandmas and aunties who fed me and uncles who watched out for me — hold a special place in my life … more
If a liberal like Jesse Jackson went on CNN and accused my father of being a “known womanizer” like President Trump, conservatives across America would go off the rails. They’d defend the … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s elementary and secondary schools are among the best in the country at delivering academic value for the tax dollars spent on them. If you haven’t heard that before, … more
The old wisdom says first impressions are the ones people remember. It’s been said that the first impression is always right and it is always stored in the back of the mind for future reference. I … more
On July 26, Michael Drejka shot and killed Markeis McGlockton in a Clearwater, Florida parking lot. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri declined to charge Drejka, citing the state’s “Stand Your … more
A mobile groomer with a loyal following is laying down roots and expanding services with a new storefront on Airport Boulevard. “The reaction from clients has been positive. Definitely … more
In many aspects of life, there are rules we follow. These rules are usually based on experience, and they give us a general idea of what to expect. The rules don’t always work, but they do give us … more
“Watermelon ­— it’s a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face,” said Italian tenor Enrico Caruso. What other fruit allows us to do all three at the same … more
The definition of insanity, as they say, is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. And yet critics insist that the U.S. shouldn’t have withdrawn from the U.N. … more
Seems like it was about 10 years ago or maybe more when I first heard the words gluten or gluten-free being used. I didn’t know then what gluten was all about and despite doing some research on … more
RALEIGH — As another year draws to a close, a year of Democratic resurgence in both national and local politics, I offer this challenge to incumbent and newly elected lawmakers alike. Do you really … more
Property crime is a category of crime that includes burglary, larceny, theft, auto theft, arson, shoplifting and vandalism. It also involves obtaining money, property or other benefit by force or the … more
Tensions between the United States and Iran have been on a steady decline over the last two years, but the past week or two have seen things getting alarmingly worse. Almost as concerning, however, … more
In a week or so, my wife and I are going back home for a visit. My grandmother’s birthday falls on a weekend and we are able to get away for a few days. Usually, we wait until Christmas, but … more
In 1992, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton ran on a platform of “change.” He used the word a lot. His first campaign slogan was “for people for change.” “Change” here, … more
New Year’s is just around the corner, and the beginning of a new year means a fresh start. It is an opportunity to tackle new projects, set new goals and find new opportunities to get and stay … more
The fact that a “Mobile World Congress” will soon convene in Barcelona, Spain, probably doesn’t interest very many Americans. And yet what will be going on there could affect something that … more
The 2018 midterm was one of the most interesting elections held in our state. While there wasn’t the “blue wave” many had predicted, this was a change election. It will be a few days before the … more
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