Day: June 13, 2020

We should reopen schools in the fall

By Kevin Roche People in Minnesota, and probably other states are anxiously waiting for some decision on school openings.  It is critical for children and for working parents to know now what the plan is. Every study of the “distance…

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Let’s try kindness

by Joan Triplett Pittsboro, NC – I’ve read so many conflicting opinions on why to wear a mask or not to wear a mask that my head is spinning. Actually there seems to be only two opinions but repeated over…

N.C. peach season kicks off summer season

Raleigh, NC – The first day of summer may be right around the corner, but fresh N.C. peaches are already available at farmers markets and roadside stands across the state. While not a bumper crop, local growers do expect to…

The nature of protest

by Ed Beroset Chapel Hill, NC – The definition of the word “protest” is “a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something.” So the essence of it is just that, rather than necessarily a general agreement on…