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In upstate New York, Council Rock Primary School Principal Matt Tappon declared that his students wouldn’t be singing “Jingle Bells” this past Christmas because it is potentially … more
RALEIGH - When the news broke on January 3 that one of North Carolina’s largest school districts, Cumberland County, was considering a shift to virtual instruction in response to rising case … more
Remember the first time you stepped into a historic building? I certainly do. During my early years in journalism, I enjoyed the perk of covering Atlantic Coast Conference … more
A few thoughts…. Just how long will town officials continue to let an absentee property owner stand in the way of the South Church Street sidewalk project? Diplomacy is certainly an … more
Chicken soup is a perfect penicillin. It’s a tried and true dish that cures your ails, even if you’re not sick. As I write this, today is a perfect example. It’s gloomy … more
Here’s a look at some predictions other, more knowledgeable people have made for 2022: • The tech site CNET says, “healthcare will never be the same post-pandemic. Expect … more
No one, even Scrooge, can rightfully claim that the Christmas holidays are not the most wonderful time of the year. The two-week break from school, Santa’s visit, and running around with … more
Learning the game of baseball in the early days was a world away from the organized levels of today. The learning in Little League action today covers it all — good coaching, good facilities … more
In just a few days, 2021 becomes 2022. We all wonder what the new year brings. A majority of us make traditional resolutions. We decide to eat better, lose weight, work out, be a better role … more
She was 12 years old and an active member of the Girl Scouts. Her obituary was in her hometown newspaper a few weeks ago. When we met it was an accident, and under some wild and daring … more
Old Saint Nick visits in three days. What has been your most memorable Christmas moment? About a month into my senior year of high school, we ordered graduation gear — caps, gown, tassel, … more
Is it just me or does it seem like Father Time mashes the gas pedal a little harder when Dec. 1 rolls around each year? Traffic has picked up in certain places. Drivers weave in and out of lanes, … more
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