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As many as 670,000 North Carolinians could gain sorely needed Medicaid coverage if Gov. Roy Cooper and members of both parties in the legislature will work together to help them. Now that voters … more
The high winds and heavy rains that swept through the area Nov. 15 shifted our focus back to Hurricane Florence — specifically the damage so many structures sustained from rain infiltration. Not … more
One of Sampson County’s best educational treasures is the Partnership for Children, a nonprofit/private organization designed to provide programs and services for children ages birth to 5 years old … more
Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and — Whereas … more
After years of trying to pass laws to require photo IDs for voting, the Republican-led legislature finally succeeded grandly on Nov. 6 when its proposed constitutional amendment requiring such passed … more
Here’s the most important thing to understand about the vote counts and recounts taking place in Georgia and Florida: This is how the process plays out. It’s normal, and necessary. It’s how we … more
A natural disaster is bearing down on our country, one assured to take the lives of thousands and hospitalize tens of thousands more: the annual flu epidemic. Last year’s strains were particularly … more
Members of the N.C. General Assembly will get some legislative exercise to help burn off their Thanksgiving calories this year, returning to Raleigh for a late-November special session that will, … more
Voters handed the leadership faction in North Carolina’s General Assembly a couple of black eyes last Tuesday. First, two proposed constitutional amendments — which would have turned court … more
A false alarm about a mass shooting in a nearby school should still be a signal to us: gun-law reform is long overdue. There was significant trepidation in the Triad early Friday morning as … more
How can we say thank you For everything that you’ve done; Defending our rights and freedom In the wars you’ve fought and won. How can we say thank you For leaving families and … more
Hotheaded student-athletes and spiteful spectators gave the high school sports scene a black eye this week. Wilson County Schools leaders sidelined Hunt and Fike high schools from postseason play … more
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