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Guest Opinion: Farmer aid program will help many, but is designed to help largest farmers most

By Anna Johnson In approving a $9.5 billion agriculture relief package in March, Congress asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use the funds ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

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Letter to the Editor: Questions about sand replenishment in Dare’s budget

To the Editor: Now that we are into the budget process and I see Dare County has sand replenishment in the budget, I wonder if ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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One on One: The wife of Jesus – The North Carolina connection

Did Jesus find a wife in North Carolina? The answer is yes. But the story is fictional, and the North Carolina connection is complicated. Sue ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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Letter to the Editor: Praise for mask makers’ fundraising event

To the Editor: Hats off to the Outer Banks Mask Makers event at the Nags Head Town Hall May 2nd (featured in the Sunday May ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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Op-Ed: Data, science should be key drivers in re-opening economy

By Michael Waldrum, MD The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in eastern North Carolina continues to rise. Although we have successfully flattened the curve ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The Bright Side: For the graduates

With graduation season fast approaching and school districts figuring out the logistics of their respective ceremonies, I wanted to take this time to share some ... Read more

5 days ago by Danielle Puleo.

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – What will my wife’s survivor benefit be?

Dear Rusty: I am a 68-year-old retired male and had planned on waiting to collect Social Security benefits beginning at age 70. My wife is currently ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Guest opinion: Rural location should not prevent business from receiving help

By Johnathan Hladik While states are beginning to reopen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are still hurting. They will be for some ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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Gig Line: A Widow’s Memorial Day

Our incredible Memorial Day originally came about to honor military personnel who had died during the Civil War (1861-1865), however, over the years it expanded ... Read more

1 week ago by Marsha Brown.

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Letter to the Editor: Regarding letter to President Trump about COVID-19

To the Editor: Americans are world-renown for working together in the face of adversity. In that spirit, seventy (70) scientists, economists, medical professionals, etc. co-signed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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