Thursday, February 25, 2021

    In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. In today’s politics, it’s one strike and you’re out. Just ask Richard Burr. Our senior Senator listened to all the evidence in the Trump impeachment trial and voted the courage of his convictions, declaring the former president guilty. The North Car…

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

      The COVID-19 crisis has brought death, economic destruction, and wrenching social change. As a combination of post-illness immunity and rising vaccinations begins to suppress the pandemic, we’re going to feel a powerful impulse to put as much of this horrendous experience as possible behind us.

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      Am I alone or did it strike you as ironic that our State Board of Education met during Black History Month to determine how to characterize slavery and racism in social studies classes? Some charged the board was trying to rewrite history, but the truth is we’ve been rewriting history almost…

      Monday, February 15, 2021
      Thursday, February 11, 2021

        Among the many reasons the political discourse in Washington has gotten so toxic, and at the same time so unproductive, is that the legislative branch of our federal government has allowed itself to become increasingly irrelevant.

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        Nobody runs for governor hoping he or she will be confronted with a major disaster while in office. At least we hope not. But it’s part of the job. As the coronavirus pandemic rages into a second year, legitimate questions are being raised about who should make decisions in times of emergenc…

        Thursday, January 28, 2021

        As of January 18, North Carolina has received about a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Nearly 330,000 of those doses have been injected into the arms of North Carolinians.

        Tuesday, January 26, 2021

        As we transition into a new semester, I want to continue to encourage our students, teachers, staff and community to stay strong and remain unified in our efforts to do whatever it takes to ensure every child succeeds. We must commit to work as hard as we have ever worked before so we can cl…

        Monday, January 25, 2021

        Antonio Moore is one of the newest entrepreneurs to the town of Faison. At just 33 years old, he has multiple businesses operating and even some new ones in the making, but Country Boy Kitchen is the latest talk on the street so you know I had to check it out.

        Friday, January 22, 2021

        When I first stepped into North Duplin as a freshman, I was scared. I had transferred over from Wayne County Public Schools because of the closer proximity to home. I will never forget that lump in my throat as I walked into the first classroom and sat beside people I did not know.