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The frequent sounds of gunshots. Physical or sexual abuse by a parent or close relative. Watching a family member shoot up heroin. The anxiety of worrying about mom or dad in prison. Sadly, children … more
Now is the time to start planning for next year’s garden. The first step in those plans should include getting a soil test now so that you can have your soil prepared and amended by the time spring … more
That was quite a song the fat lady sang this time. When all the music stopped the fat lady said we will see a changing of the guard next month. Mayor-elect Kenny Talton will be sworn in at the … more
Last season was a very exciting time for the schools in the Tribune area, well at least for the most part. Of course there were teams that sat at the bottom of the conference, but we also got to see … more
November is now upon us which means soon our minds may be more on preparing for the holiday season, but there are still things that can be done in the garden this time of year. Below are gardening … more
The people of Mount Olive have truly been blessed with the approval of a $5.5 million grant in disaster recovery funds to fix and upgrade its ailing wastewater treatment plant. We are looking at … more
On the biggest stage in baseball, the World Series, the Houston Astros’ top brass is highlighting what advocates say are some of the biggest hurdles that still remain in the fight against domestic … more
To the editor: My name is Donald Ray Kornegay Sr. I was born and raised in Mount Olive. I am the son of the late David “Bum” Kornegay. My father, a businessman, sold barbecue in the town of … more
Just a few thoughts to end the week: Thanks go out to the North Carolina Highway Patrol for its efforts last week to put a stop to idiots passing stopped school buses. I see those violations … more
RALEIGH — If you think very rich people pay a lower share of their income in taxes than you do, you are very likely to vote for Democrats. You are also very likely to be wrong. Although special … more
The election is just a few weeks away, and it always triggers a little disgust and patriotism on my part. Everyone who knows me is aware of my conservative views, and I stand by and will defend … more
The most declarative, simple way I know to express the change in the weather is ­— ain’t y’all glad? Next best is to see a little frost on the pumpkin, on the lawn or on the … more
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