Month: May 2020

Some miscellania coronavirae

By Kevin Roche If you haven’t seen the Bill Maher video on the absurd paranoia about coronavirus across the country, you must watch it.  (Maher Video)   Once again, too much sense for our policymakers.  But maybe if more people keep…

Gas prices may increase as some states re-open

Charlotte, NC – Pump price averages in the Southeast are two to three cents cheaper, but with healthy stock levels and the bulk of states in the region with partial reopening underway, motorists could see gas prices start to increase…

Stupid Duke Energy dumb smart meters

by N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – I have had two electrical accounts since 1972. Both at the same location. I have always paid my bills on time. Several changes in company owners over the years. Now I am owned by…

Five JM artists named 2020 JMArts Scholars

Siler City, NC – Five students have been named JMArts Scholars by the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation, recognizing their excellence and dedication to the arts. They are Brady Andrew, Tiana Brooks, Laci Burt, Josselyn Gonzalez Hernandez and Andrea Santiago. Brooks is the 2020 JMArts-Rotary…