Those of you who have lived in the area for a while know better than to get too attached to your favorite local television news ... Read more
4 days ago by Steve Barnes.
I was recently interviewed by the Guardian Newspaper and The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), both news service outlets in Great Britain. The purpose of the interviews ... Read more
4 days ago by Leesa Jones.
Vail Stewart Rumley wrote the original version of this column on Sept. 15, 2001, shortly after the 9/11 attacks. I prepared to go to work ... Read more
6 days ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.
123 years ago, coastal shipping was still an essential method of moving goods to market. The Federal government recognized that a system was needed to ... Read more
1 week ago by Ray Midgett.
As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I truly appreciate the important role that in-person education has ... Read more
1 week ago by Vidant Health.
I seem to be at my creative best while sitting in my rocking chair on my front porch. It’s a little cooler now, so I ... Read more
1 week ago by Steve Barnes.
Politicians hurt students with a teacher shortage; they must fix this now with a better state budget
By DIANE MITCHELL and DEE GRISSETT If you sat down in the dentist chair, you would think it crazy if the receptionist barged in to ... Read more
1 week ago by Guest Editorialist.
To the Editor, “You are not a horse; you are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it!” says the Food and Drug Administration. Why would ... Read more
1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.
Milt and I enjoyed the Labor Day weekend with friends. We had a wonderful time remembering the good old days when we were students here ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Leesa Jones.
To the editor, School buses are running again in the mornings and afternoons. Safety for our students who ride the NC school buses should be ... Read more