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Gig Line: That darned COVID-19

It is undeniable this dastardly virus has taken its toll on the masses across our country and our world. It has consumed the lives of ... Read more

17 hours ago by Marsha Brown.

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Do COVID-19 bonuses count toward the earnings limit?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens  Dear Rusty: I’m 63 and still working, and I receive Social Security benefits. ... Read more

19 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Memories and Musings: A child’s advice

Some things are just burned into your memory forever, like my mom’s Sunday spaghetti sauce. It’s difficult to pinpoint the triggers to those forever memories; ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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One on One: We got another inoculation

By D.G. Martin We got inoculated last week. Or, I think we did. I hope we did. I am not thinking about the Covid vaccine ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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Op Ed: North Carolina – Strong, Resilient, Ready

By Governor Roy Cooper Transitions are a time for reflection, and a time for looking forward. My first term in this office was filled with ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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Guest opinion: Biden’s domestic climate agenda must prioritize rural communities

By Cody Smith President-elect Joe Biden ran on a platform that promised to “Build Back Better” while also pledging to take the steps needed to ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Did my wife get a ‘notch baby’ benefit increase?

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I was born in May of 1930, and my wife was ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

COVID

Gig Line: Reconsideration, maybe?

In July 2016, my husband of 46 years, (William S. “Billy” Brown Jr.) transitioned to Heaven. It was a monumental day in my life and ... Read more

1 week ago by Marsha Brown.

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Claim now and invest it, or wait to claim?

by AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I’m 66 now and will be 67 in December and my ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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Guest Opinion: Congress again overlooks rural businesses during critical time

By Johnathan Hladik As they continue to face challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, rural small businesses and communities with loans through the U.S. Department ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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