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One on One: A missing woman in Manteo and it’s not Virginia Dare

By D.G. Martin What happened to her? If you raise this question in Manteo on Roanoke Island at the edge of the Outer Banks, people ... Read more

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One on One: Comic strips, O. Henry and this column

By D.G. Martin It has happened again. As reported in this column recently, the Library of America honored the late Elizabeth Spencer on June 1 by adding ... Read more

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

Over the previous weeks I’ve written about my personal journey prior to my hero husband becoming ill with brain cancer and passing from this world ... Read more

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – When should I claim my survivor benefit?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens      Dear Rusty: My wife passed away in 2014. I’m 60 years old and ... Read more

GARDENING

The Nature Corner: Gardening

By Ernie Marshall  I begin as I did in my last month’s column with a disclaimer. I will not attempt to deliver advice on how ... Read more

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One on One: Reckoning with our history

By D.G. Martin Having gone through a tenure battle at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill based, in part, on conflicting views about ... Read more

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Am I able to collect late husband’s benefits even though we were only married a short time?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens      Dear Rusty: My husband and I were only married five years before he ... Read more

Guest Column: Did politics cost the Wolfpack their shot?

By Gary Pearce As an N.C. State alum and avid fan, I was dismayed and disappointed when the NCAA threw the Wolfpack baseball team out ... Read more

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Will my UK pension affect my US Social Security?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens      Dear Rusty: I am 57 years old, was born in the UK, and ... Read more

COLUMN

Letter to the Editor: An open letter regarding solar power

To: North Carolina County Governments I write this letter because of the inspiration I got from a four column editorial in the Daily Reflector on June 29th. Its primary ... Read more

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