Daily Archives: April 30, 2020

Oriental restaurant attempts to re-open

  ORIENTAL – When you say a prayer for the return of Freedom in our country, be sure to include blessings for Oriental restaurant owner, Brantley Norman. Jr. Thursday, Norman attempted to re-open his popular restaurant, only to be shut down by local authorities after having served breakfast and lunch to dozens of appreciative patrons – most of whom were practicing ‘social distancing.’ Embracing principals envisioned by our Founding Fathers, Mr. Norman defied an Executive Order promulgated more than six weeks ago by Gov. Roy Cooper. In an exclusive interview with this newspaper – con…