John Davis is mayor of Swansboro. His comments are in reference to a story by Jimmy Williams printed in the newspaper on Sept. 29. The story is posted on the Tideland News website.
With early voting set to begin Thursday, Oct. 14, in many cities, a new report answers the question: Does one vote really make a difference in an election?
One of the many good things about growing older (yes, there are few not-so-good things about aging, too, but I intend this to be a positive, hopeful column) is a balanced perspective of time and history. One might call this balanced perspective, “wisdom.”
Any person picking up a newspaper cannot fail to notice the many problems the U.S. now has relating to the economy and its relationship with countries worldwide. The strain in the relationship we have with France is a good example of how these relations, normally mutually supportive, have ra…
We’re back! Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary has weathered the storm and has come back stronger and better than ever!
We look at the world with eyes that sometimes have trouble adjusting to the rapidity of change.
Every state in the country is redrawing political maps based on new data from the 2020 census, and many eyes across the nation are focused on North Carolina.
We’re blessed here in eastern North Carolina to have abundant wildlife. A little alligator surfaced daily behind our neighbor’s home this spring. Some of the bravest of the thousands of Atlantic Marsh Fiddler Crabs populating the shoreline of nearby Queens Creek can be found close to our hou…