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Gig Line: Grandpa Ken, Preacher Steve and Sarah

Veteran Kenneth L. Smith passed from this world into Heaven on July 23, 2020. His obituary recalled the great loves in his life – “his ... Read more

Guest Opinion: Don’t put community cancer care centers out of business

By Krista Nelson and Barbara Jensen Ruth is a 67-year-old woman living with metastatic lung cancer. She receives care at a treatment center near her ... Read more


Letter to the Editor: Dare resident shares letter sent to commissioners about home health and hospice proposal

Dear Sirs, I am a new country resident, happy to be here in Dare County and I seek to respectfully dialog with you regarding the ... Read more


Letter to the Editor: Reader raises questions about home health and hospice purchase offer

To the Editor: Just read the article about the Dare health system to be sold. Really makes you wonder why a company would want to ... Read more

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One on One: A link between a North Carolinian and the Suez Canal back-up?

By D.G. Martin Who is responsible for last month’s jam up in the Suez Canal? Could it be a North Carolinian? The damages to the ... Read more


Gig Line: It’s time for a reminder!

Many of our local veterans know about the Dare County Veteran Discount Card that is issued solely by the Dare County Veterans Advisory Council. But ... Read more

Guest Column: Lieutenant governors can be governors’ nightmares

By Gary Pearce Mark Robinson, as a black conservative Republican, isn’t North Carolina’s traditional lieutenant governor. But he’s squarely in the tradition of lieutenant governors ... Read more

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The Nature Corner: Let’s bring old red home

By Ernie Marshall  Blake Scott and I were trying to wrap things up on our Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge film. It was STRS Productions’s ... Read more


Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Will my widow’s benefit replace my own SS?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens      Dear Rusty: My husband is 76, retired for 4 years, and receiving Social ... Read more


Guest Opinion: PPP extended two months

By Kim Preston Rural small businesses have two more months to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), to keep their workforce employed and to ... Read more

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