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Letter to the Editor: Thanks expressed for local support of Christmas donation project

Dear Editor, I am writing to thank Manteo​​-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in ...

ROADS

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Guest Opinion: Roads are a solution, not the problem

By John Hood While Charlotte is known as the Queen City, the behavior of its leaders sometimes invites ...

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One on One: A great NC barbecue restaurant in trouble

By D.G. Martin Two years ago, a Durham restaurant – Backyard Barbecue – gained national attention for being ...

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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Will the family maximum limit my benefits?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I have a question ...

ELECTRICITY

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Op-Ed: Sustainable electricity we can rely on

By Governor Roy Cooper North Carolinians deserve reliable, sustainable electricity at a reasonable cost, but because of increasingly ...

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Guest Opinion: How North Carolina can expand opportunity

By John Hood Having enacted major reforms of North Carolina’s tax code, regulatory system, budgeting process, transportation funding ...

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Letter to the Editor: OBX experiences ‘warm trend’ in January

To the Editor: Dare County residents, if you read The Coastland Times regularly you may have noticed that ...

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Guest Opinion: New law properly checks governor’s power

By John Hood When COVID-19 first struck North Carolina nearly three years ago, Gov. Roy Cooper responded with ...

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Gig Line: More good news!

Hello everybody! There are several things to bring you up to date about, the first being that “The ...

2023

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You Decide: Can economics help you survive 2023?

By Mike Walden 2023 will be a challenging year for the economy. We’re starting the year with the ...

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