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Social Security Matters Ask Rusty – Should my wife wait until age 70 to claim?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens      Dear Rusty: I’m 74 and receiving my Social Security benefits. My wife is ... Read more

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One on One: Another prize for Elizabeth Spencer

By D.G. Martin Elizabeth Spencer, arguably one of our country’s greatest writers, died in December 2019 in Chapel Hill, where she had lived since 1986. ... Read more

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Letter to the Editor: Reader responds to letter about beach erosion

Re: Letter of Dr. Edward Cornet, published June 2, 2021 Dear Sir: Dr. Cornet’s letter says, “over the past ten years the measured beach erosion ... Read more

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Gig Line: Something nobody wants to talk about – Part Four

Since I last wrote “Part Three” about this topic the week before Memorial Day, I have considered my own list of things to do and ... Read more

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Will my retirement benefits be cut because of my state pension?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens      Dear Rusty: I took early retirement at 20 years from the Louisiana public ... Read more

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Column: Seeking justice for Brenda Joyce Holland

By John Railey Fifty-three years ago this month, Brenda Joyce Holland, the 19-year-old makeup supervisor for The Lost Colony, vanished. Five days later, after a ... Read more

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You Decide: What economic lessons has the pandemic taught us?

By Dr. Mike Walden Although I no longer teach students in the classroom – having retired after 43 years at NCSU – I still teach ... Read more

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One on One: Whirligigs to the rescue

By D.G. Martin Why make the small eastern North Carolina city of Wilson my first post-Covid break-out vacation trip? In a word, whirligigs. More later. ... Read more

Guest Opinion: A full plate for the new U.S. trade czar

By Rodney Emery The newly confirmed U.S. trade representative, Katherine Tai, is about as qualified as a person can be for the job. Which is ... Read more

BEACH EROSION

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Currituck County commissioners on beach erosion

Dear Commissioners, I have been following the status of Currituck’s economy since 2009 when Owen Etheridge and then Kevin McCord nominated me to serve two ... Read more

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