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Guest Column: FDR to LBJ to Joe Biden

By Gary Pearce Joe Biden’s surprisingly progressive presidency looks more like Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson than his more recent Democratic predecessors – ... Read more

18 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

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You Decide: Was popping the mileage fee balloon a good idea?

By Dr. Mike Walden There’s a concept in politics called a “trial balloon.” It’s a way to test the support for a policy idea before ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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Gig Line: Grandpa Ken, Preacher Steve and Sarah

Veteran Kenneth L. Smith passed from this world into Heaven on July 23, 2020. His obituary recalled the great loves in his life – “his ... Read more

4 days ago by Marsha Brown.

Guest Opinion: Don’t put community cancer care centers out of business

By Krista Nelson and Barbara Jensen Ruth is a 67-year-old woman living with metastatic lung cancer. She receives care at a treatment center near her ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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Letter to the Editor: Dare resident shares letter sent to commissioners about home health and hospice proposal

Dear Sirs, I am a new country resident, happy to be here in Dare County and I seek to respectfully dialog with you regarding the ... Read more

5 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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Letter to the Editor: Reader raises questions about home health and hospice purchase offer

To the Editor: Just read the article about the Dare health system to be sold. Really makes you wonder why a company would want to ... Read more

6 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

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One on One: A link between a North Carolinian and the Suez Canal back-up?

By D.G. Martin Who is responsible for last month’s jam up in the Suez Canal? Could it be a North Carolinian? The damages to the ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

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Gig Line: It’s time for a reminder!

Many of our local veterans know about the Dare County Veteran Discount Card that is issued solely by the Dare County Veterans Advisory Council. But ... Read more

7 days ago by Marsha Brown.

Guest Column: Lieutenant governors can be governors’ nightmares

By Gary Pearce Mark Robinson, as a black conservative Republican, isn’t North Carolina’s traditional lieutenant governor. But he’s squarely in the tradition of lieutenant governors ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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The Nature Corner: Let’s bring old red home

By Ernie Marshall  Blake Scott and I were trying to wrap things up on our Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge film. It was STRS Productions’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

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