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NC State researchers in 2016 found that 80 percent of North Carolina beachgoers would either not return to a beach rental if wind turbines were visible — or require an unreasonable discount for spoiled views
Please join us as we host “Birds of Prey” at Goose Creek State Park.
As many of you know, I take pictures ... sometimes too often according to my wife, and I reckon her opinion counts more to me than most.
This begins a new series of images from across North Carolina from my travels, and from the long intervals that I have spent with my camera making a record of where I have been.
This Winter season, help us in supporting those in need in our local community.


Public Perspective

The world is on the precipice of a financial-asset bear market as global bond structures transition from negative real rates to pricing that represents current economic reality.
Not since KLA shock elements seized Kosovo province from the clutches of Belgrade have a pair of southern gunslingers stunned the world like Isaiah Wong and Nijel Pack the weekend past.
With three quarters of the field eliminated in the frantic first hundred hours of play, the resulting Sweet 16 survivors find themselves poised for a run to Championship glory.
The crash and burn looting of Silicon Valley Bank during the last month should be seen as a flashing red light signal of the impending global financial meltdown approaching at flank speed.

In the Past

In the Pines, a John Locke Foundation-produced short film based on the 1898 insurrection that toppled Wilmington’s elected local government, recently won Best Film and two other awards at the Golden Hour Film Festival in Morganton.
I am not a veteran. I only have the greatest respect for those who have served, unsurpassed by all professions that keep America safe and strong.
The origins of labor Day are rather dubious, born from congressional guilt of Americans shot down, by the Army and U.S. Marshalls, while exercising their first amendment right to congregate and protest during the Pullman Strike in Haymarket Square in Chicago on may 4, 1886.
We all recognize the 4th of July as Independence Day - as the day we declared our independence from England. We celebrate the Declaration of Independence has since become our nation's most cherished symbol of liberty.


Health and Fitness

U.S. officials began expressing concern this week about a new outbreak in respiratory illnesses in China that have sent a surge of children to the hospital.
The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a New Bern eye surgeon's legal challenge against North Carolina's certificate-of-need law.
Three former members of the North Carolina Symphony are suing their past employer to reinstate their jobs after being fired for refusing to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate because of their religious beliefs.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced historic Medicaid reimbursement rate increases will soon be implemented for most mental health, substance use, intellectual and developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury services in North Carolina.
A former Fox News producer is suing the network, saying it fired him due to his “refusal to report false information,” such as concerns about harmful effects of COVID vaccines.


Home and Garden

The United States Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday it approved the sale of “lab-grown” meat for commercial sale.
Coffee liqueur is a most delicious drink - especially if you love the smell and taste of good coffee.
Many small rural churches raise money by printing and selling cookbooks. My cousins published Cousins Cookbook for such a purpose and sold 2000 copies.
My mom and dad always had a garden. Growing up in Little Five Points of Atlanta, extra property was at a premium but we had a half lot next to our house that we planted every spring and summer.


It's Personal

I am not a veteran. I only have the greatest respect for those who have served, unsurpassed by all professions that keep America safe and strong.
As 2022 comes to an end, it’s worth taking a look back at some of the biggest names who died this year.
Now for the resolutions ... on second thought, forget the resolutions, and rather ...


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