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SBI reopens investigation into ‘Lost Colony murder’

  Editor’s note: The SBI has put a specialized cold case investigator on the Brenda Joyce Holland homicide in response to John Railey’s columns on the ... Read more

by John Railey, Saturday, April 28, 2018 12:28 am


Lost Colony murder: The Holland mystery unfolds

On Valentine’s Day 1971, a Manteo man was losing it, alone in his kitchen with his .22-caliber pistol. He placed a few phone calls as darkness fell. He was an alcoholic dentist all but ready to blast ... Read more

by John Railey, Saturday, April 21, 2018 7:25 am


Column: Help resolve the Brenda Holland murder

Brenda’s murder, which shocked Manteo when it really was a quiet little town, has never been officially solved. It cries out for that. Now. Read more

by John Railey, Sunday, April 15, 2018 9:40 am


When Christ is on the line

North Carolina the other day to say: “This is Jesus Christ and I just broke into the Pizza Hut. I broke the window. Jesus is ... Read more

by John Railey, Monday, April 2, 2018 5:07 pm


What an old dog knows

As much as I love my human family, I know better than you when my time on this side of eternity is drawing to a ... Read more

by John Railey, Monday, March 19, 2018 9:43 am


What Cap’n Hayman taught me

Mike Hayman of Nags Head has been gone from this side of eternity for almost 23 years now. But those of us who loved him ... Read more

by John Railey, Monday, March 12, 2018 10:42 am

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