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Jeff Branch

BJ DRYE COLUMN: Goodbye, Charlene

Over the years, I have the fortunate opportunity to meet many celebrities. Now, I know, celebrity is a ...

Social Security

SOCIAL SECURITY COLUMN: New statement face sheet for people with limited earnings

By Lisa Wallace Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in North Carolina If you have a personal my Social ...

D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: How did Trump’s endorsements do in North Carolina?

How are we going to use the results of the May 17 primary to measure Donald Trump’s influence ...

Mike Walden

MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: Do we live in the most uncertain of times?

I was born in 1951, so my seven decades of life now make me a senior citizen. As ...

D.G. Martin

DG MARTIN COLUMN: Keep it short

The next few weeks I bet you will be attending a graduation ceremony — yours or a friend’s ...

Social Security

SOCIAL SECURITY COLUMN: Social Security honors our military heroes

By Lisa Wallace Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in North Carolina On Memorial Day, our nation honors military ...

John Hood

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Telehealth genie has escaped its bottle

RALEIGH — Before the onset of COVID-19 in early 2020, patients who preferred to obtain medical services through ...

#MAGA

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to support making America great again

I just finished reading your Letters to the Editor and noted that one of your readers expressed concerns ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Saying ‘abortion is wrong’ is not enough

No doubt, everyone is aware of the news concerning Roe v. Wade. Let me speak to that by ...

Sandy Selvy-Mullis

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COLUMN: Many programs returning

The Stanly County Chamber is excited for a busy spring and summer in the county. We are working ...

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