BYH to the potentate of potatoes. If I consumed all the tasty versions of potatoes listed, I would soon be the size of a fully grown farm hog.

AYDEN — A two-month delay did not dim Ayden’s appetite for the annual Collard Festival and clear, sunny skies helped the celebration go off without a hitch.

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Friday night’s games were the end of the line for three area teams — North Pitt, Farmville Central and Greene Central. For the remaining four — Ayden-Grifton, J.H. Rose, D.H. Conley and South Central — there is still work to be done in the state playoffs. See who stood out in the final week …

Let’s expand this exercise, for one week, to include South Carolina. The Battle for The Carolinas.

If you were at all gleeful this week that Republican Senate Leader Phil Berger’s Read to Achieve program is underperforming, you might want to re-examine your political and policy priorities. The program, launched in 2012 to try to raise third-grade reading levels, faced more bad news on Wed…

BYH to the potentate of potatoes. If I consumed all the tasty versions of potatoes listed, I would soon be the size of a fully grown farm hog.

Enough with all the Latin. “Quid pro quo” is a namby-pamby, wishy-washy way to describe the crime President Donald Trump clearly committed in his dealings with Ukraine. The correct term is bribery, and the punishment under federal law is up to 15 years in prison.

I think most everyone would agree that our greatest national resource is our young people. What a breath of fresh air is the story of Greenville’s own Logan Council. Imagine what our country could accomplish if our State Department ($40 billion) was funded on the same level as the Department…

The U.S. House of Representatives soberly fulfills its constitutional obligation to investigate alleged wrongdoing by a sitting president, steadily building its case for that president’s impeachment.

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Bernie Sanders often points to Europe as his economic model, but there’s one lesson from the Continent that he and Elizabeth Warren want to ignore. Europe has tried and mostly rejected the wealth taxes that the two presidential candidates are now promising for America.

Dear readers: A shout out to my colleague at ECU Family Medicine, Kay Craven, who was honored at the international meeting of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her excellence in practice in the community. Many of you have benefited from her diet counseling, weight classes, teaching …

WASHINGTON, N.C. — A few short miles from Greenville is the charming waterfront town of Washington, N.C. Strolling down the historic Main Street, just a few blocks from the Pamlico Riverfront, you can find quaint shoppes and restaurants featuring beautiful and charming decades old facades. T…