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The power of prayer

Turn on the TV or pick up a national newspaper these days, and you’re bound to see headlines about protests and a renewed push for ... Read more

Proactive or passive — it’s a choice

The longest day of the year has passed. It’s officially summer, and Fourth of July weekend is quickly approaching. The warm weather is pulling people ... Read more

Nutrition for eye health

GWYN THOMPSON Among many other health awareness topics in June, one this month is Cataract Awareness Month. As many health-related appointments have been postponed due ... Read more

Racism: Its foundations may not be what you think they are

I recently received an email from the son of a Greenville friend who lives in Florida. The son was moved by the murder of George ... Read more

How “Black Lives Matter” should really be interpreted

BOB ORR Once again, a prominent leader in North Carolina is coming under intense criticism for responding to a “Black Lives Matter” inquiry with the ... Read more

Write Again … He was a presence

Because my father earned his livelihood in retail, a department store, I grew up being exposed to, in a good way, that aspect of commerce. ... Read more

A legacy lives on: remembering Mike Voss

Sporting my purple button down shirt, tasteless “dad tie” and slacks I likely hadn’t worn since high school graduation, I walked through the glass doors ... Read more

Freedom to speak, willingness to listen

On Friday, hundreds of people joined in a walk through the city marking Juneteenth, praying for peace and racial justice. The next day, hundreds of ... Read more

The community he loved

In a lot of ways, Mike Voss embodied exactly what a newspaper like The Washington Daily News wants to be for its community. Of course, ... Read more

Pandemic postpones a favorite fundraiser

To the Editor: Because of the COVID-19 virus pandemic and social-distancing issues, Eagle’s Wings has decided to postpone the 2020 Iron “Eagle” Chef event until ... Read more

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