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Authorities were doing their job when they raided the Tuscarora Nation’s unlicensed casinos. They stretched the truth, however, when they described the Tuscarora as a “sovereign citizen … more
U.S. senators concerned about Andrew Brunson, a North Carolina pastor who is being held in Turkey on bogus charges, recently took steps to put some pressure on Turkey to secure his release. We … more
In case you didn’t know, three City of Dunn Parks and Recreation All-Star teams have won Dixie Youth state titles in the last week. Dunn’s Ponytails (12U) and Angels (10U) softball All-Stars, … more
What if you were entertaining bids for a convention that figured to be a big pep rally for a president seeking re-election and almost no city wanted your business? And what if you are Charlotte, … more
Thumbs up to Wilson County farmers who pooled their money and labor to repair the Silver Lake dam, a fix that’s already begun transforming the dry lakebed into a reservoir for agriculture and a … more
The word “GenX” entered our lives about 13 months ago. As the summer of 2017 stretched into fall, we began to understand how ubiquitous this threat to health and safety really was. The chemical … more
The GOP supermajority in Raleigh has decided that it’s important to let voters decide in November on six changes to the state constitution. Perhaps no priority is more important than enshrining … more
It’s about that time of the year again. Softball and baseball regular seasons have wrapped up, and All-Star teams are selected to take part in tournaments against other teams from around the state, … more
Despite last weekend’s beautiful weather, many North Carolinians spent at least some of their time inside movie theaters, adding to the $76 million opening weekend profits of “Ant-Man and the … more
You wouldn’t think it based on our traffic and the number of homes being built, but Moore is one of 80 counties North Carolina designates as rural. ... As a rural county, Moore shares some … more
The Dunn and Lillington communities lost two fine public servants in less than a week. Longtime Dunn Police Officer Benjamin Morrison “Morry” Denning died July 2 and longtime Lillington Police … more
Yes, it’s goodbye to those pesky checks and balances our founders cherished. Thanks to tinkering by North Carolina’s General Assembly, voters this November will face a virtual book of a … more
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