Blood clots in veins that drain blood from the brain can lead to alarming strokelike results. The symptoms can be severe headaches, abdominal pain, leg pain and shortness of breath.

It would be understandable if some wished that we could return to stricter sequestration. Not only because we’d be safer from the risk of COVID, but because, especially at this time last year, several societal problems seemed blessedly diminished — including gun violence.

Somebody once called me fat and lazy. If this person would quit smoking, maybe they would gain some weight. Wake up America, smoking kills you. It should be a thing of the past since the surgeon general told us that in 1964!

When it comes to American corporations expressing themselves, Republican U.S. Sen Mitch McConnell would rather these businesses put their money where their mouths are than listening to them when they speak and act up.

Bless you heart to the kind and honest person who turned in my dropped book of checks to the worker at the Winterville post office. They made sure it was put in my box. Your note indicated you would hope someone would do the same for you, and I hope so too! You did not identify yourself so I…

A bill currently before the legislature, The Government Transparency Act of 2021, would allow public access to the records of public employees who are disciplined, suspended, demoted or fired from their jobs. In the case of dismissal, the bill calls on department heads to set forth “the spec…

As controversial as they’ve become, “vaccine credentials” that allow individuals to show they’ve been vaccinated should be part of the answer — as long as careful safeguards are included.

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In a play last season that he may want to forget, former Duke star Daniel Jones, now the starting quarterback for the New York Giants, suddenly broke into the open in a game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The grocery store shooting that killed 10 people in Boulder Monday has driven home what we’ve long suspected: Today America is a country where every resident must be prepared at all times for a deadly assault.

The biggest question in Washington for the next two years isn’t about a single policy or whether President Biden will expose himself to a press conference. It’s whether Democrats use their narrow Senate majority to kill the legislative filibuster rule requiring 60 votes in order to ram a rad…

It’s an agreement that could unnerve the public. To settle a lawsuit over crowded prison conditions during the pandemic, the state of North Carolina has agreed to the early release of 3,500 prison inmates during the next six months.

One year and one day after COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic, a federal mass vaccination center opened at Greensboro’s Four Seasons Town Centre.

One year and one day after COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic, a federal mass vaccination center opened at Greensboro’s Four Seasons Town Centre.

During a recent interview with Politico, a Washington news service, Gov. Roy Cooper indicated he holds out hope he’ll be able to work out a “grand bargain” with the Republican leaders of the General Assembly on his top legislative priorities — particularly expanding health care to more than …