I have decided to use this newspaper as a means to make a public announcement. I’m coming out. I’m willing to put my reputation at risk because I’ve held these dark secrets inside me for too long.
“We didn’t leave our party. It left us.”
With all the troubles in the world today, from pandemic restrictions to police protection being reduced, it may seem silly to try and focus on ’possums and pigeons. However, local matters closer to home are forcing me to share my concerns.
This subject may create angst but it’s been on my mind as of late. I’m hoping it strikes a chord with others and will bring about thought and discussion, as opposed to merely offending anyone.
An ode to the toad … but before we travel down the story road of the multi-toad at our abode and what happened when I mowed, allow me to try to decode why we’ve gone into the high-toad mode. At least that is what you’re owed.
Residents of Swansboro won an award last week for their dedication to protect the White Oak River. This is news to most of you, I’m sure.
“On August 23, 1989, as punishment for betting on baseball, Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose accepted a settlement that included a lifetime ban from the game. A heated debate continues to rage as to whether Rose, a former player who remains the game’s all-time hits leader, should be given a…
“There are systemic racial issues in our systems that we have to fix,” said Gov. Roy Cooper in a statement about the newly formed task force. NC NORML is in full agreement that many of the issues facing North Carolina require an open mind, but can easily be remedied with legal action taken b…