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Guest Opinion: Changing times call for a new approach to education

By Randy Ramos Sometimes events force our hand and push us to take a quantum leap into the future. For America’s education system, this is ... Read more


Letter to the Editor: Local dentist announces retirement

To the Editor: As of October 1, 2020, I am retiring from the practice of Dentistry. To my patients, I would like to say it ... Read more

Guest Column: Outer Banks VFW Post 10950 active in community service and support

By Michael T. Lewis, Commander, Outer Banks VFW The Outer Banks Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW Post 10950) was formed in ... Read more


Gig Line: Just to remind everybody . . .

First things first: If you are a veteran who resides in Dare County and you own improved or vacant property OR if you are a ... Read more

Memories and Musings: And the basics are . . . ?

By Gene Gallelli The ubiquitous word “basics” often gets thrown around in phrases during casual conversations, serious discussions and heated arguments. For example: That’s the ... Read more


One on One: Robin Sage, DeJoy, viruses and the statute of limitations

By D.G. Martin I hope the statute of limitations has run out on any of my violations of the Hatch Act and campaign contribution limits ... Read more


Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Should we get married or just live together?

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: My question is about benefits and getting married. I am a ... Read more


Guest Opinion: Upswing in direct purchasing brings challenges for small meat processors

By Johnathan Hladik One of the great benefits of living in a rural community is our ability to enjoy food grown locally. Families appreciate easy ... Read more

Guest Opinion: Gutting patent protections won’t cure COVID-19

By Adam Mossoff To ensure that coronavirus vaccines and treatments are “available at a price affordable to all people,” Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and several other ... Read more


Letter to the Editor: Reader says postmaster general ‘determined to destroy the service’

To the Editor: In 1860, the Pony Express broke the record for delivery of the mail – 1966 miles in 10 days. Now it takes ... Read more

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