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​​​​​​NC DMV extends expiration dates for credentials

Raleigh, NC – On Sept. 2. 2020, Governor Cooper signed Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0. Among its provisions is a new extension of the expiration dates of five DMV credentials. If the credentials have already expired or are about to, the​ new expiration…

If memory serves me

black and white photos of toddlers

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – I can’t recall just when I first heard about those memory pills. Pills to keep you from forgetting to remember. If memory serves me, it was about three years ago. I forget just when.…

The epidemic was front-loaded everywhere

By Kevin Roche This is a cool chart, courtesy of a Twitter user. Kind of a mirror image look. Shows what is going on in Spain, which like several European countries has seen cases rising again. Deaths on the bottom,…

In the garden. For better or worse

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – In the mid 1970s, once a month I would drive from my home in Chatham County over to Biscoe. My birthplace. I had two aunts that were old and occasionally needed somethings done around…

Trader Joe’s issues a notice about their product naming

Following some criticism from a petitionthat deemed product names as “racist”, Trader Joe’s has since offered some insight into its product-naming process. The original petition was begun by a 17-year-old California high school senior, Briones Bedell. In light of recent…