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The beach is the same, just different
When I go back to Myrtle Beach I can’t help but notice changes compared to when I went back in the ‘50s and ‘60s.
Going to the beach
We went to the beach last week. We look forward to our days at the beach all year long. Once we got the luggage unloaded and settled a little bit in our room, I went out on the balcony. I sat down on the chair and took in a deep breath of the salty air.
It’s becoming harder and harder to maintain my night owl status
They say you’re only as old as you feel.
Sometimes, I feel like I’m just 23. Other times, I feel like I’m 123.
Change must come from Republicans
RALEIGH – Just a few days into this year’s short session, Sen. Dan Blue, D-Wake, shared his disappointment over current affairs.
Great generation and a great title
“It turned out to be a hell-of-a book title.”
Tom Brokaw, former NBC News anchor and productive author, was talking, with his usual modesty, about “The Greatest Generation.”
Avoidable injuries are killing too many young Americans
WASHINGTON - Not so cheerful news before your holiday weekend: Some sobering new government numbers show just how many young people die from injuries that could have been avoided.
Bill would protect final electoral wishes of the deceased voters
RALEIGH – The specter of dead people voting in America is almost as old as the republic itself. Countless stories abound, some real and some imagined, of dead voters allegedly “casting ballots” and tilting elections in favor of some unscrupulous politician with no qualms about stealing an election instead of earning it outright.
Happy birthday, America. Now legalize fireworks.
Through the smoke of Roman candles and bottle rockets, the absurdity of Americans' obsession with do-it-yourself explosives is nonetheless clear: One day each year, we gather with neighbors, friends and loved ones to blow stuff up in our backyards. Go, U.S.A.!
Democrats, Democracy suffer under GOP control
RALEIGH – That Republicans express disdain for the Democratic Party is not unexpected. That they refuse to refer to it by its proper name, instead calling it the “Democrat Party,” is just rather childish.
Class thanks member for example of generosity
The classmates of Jack Morton wish to share their immense pride over his generous gift to Stanly Community College.
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