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Letter to the Editor: Reader: ‘Offensive mascot should be replaced’

To the Editor: For several years I have been suggesting that the Dare County Board of Education retire the “Redskin” mascot at Manteo High School. ... Read more

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Letter to the Editor: Open letter to the Dare County Board of Education

Dear Dare County Board of Education: It’s too soon to make a call . . . our Governor even delayed it! Wait until September and ... Read more

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Op-ed: Masks will help keep us safe from COVID-19

By Ronnie Sloan, FACHE, President, The Outer Banks Hospital Many of us here on the Outer Banks know and love someone who has a chronic ... Read more

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One on One: Hail to the Redskins, or what?

By D.G. Martin What would Joe Oxendine say to the Washington NFL football team about its nickname? Oxendine, a proud Lumbee Indian and a personal ... Read more

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Letter to the Editor: Outer Banks Chamber writes regarding housing efforts

Dear Editor, The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce was contracted by Dare County from 2017-2020 to handle economic development. Under the contract, the Chamber was ... Read more

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Letter to the Editor: Response to letter regarding Ask Rusty Social Security column

Dear Editor, Reference the “Letters to the Editor” comments by Peggy L. Snead about my article “Ask Rusty – What will my wife’s survivor benefit be,” ... Read more

Guest Opinion: The call to do and act justly

By Dr. James Thrasher As I approached the county courthouse for jury duty, my unfocused mind was in many different places, including being sincerely burdened ... Read more

Guest Opinion: Proposed legislation a positive step forward in addressing climate change in rural areas

By Kayla Bergman A recently introduced piece of legislation into the U.S. Senate is a positive step forward in addressing climate change in rural areas. ... Read more

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Widow unsure about her Social Security benefits

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I am looking for information on my Social Security survivor benefits ... Read more

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One on One: Is the opposition of sales of college athletes’ images racist?

By D.G. Martin Do college sports programs represent a racist oppression of black student athletes? And is it racist of me to believe it would ... Read more

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