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The Riggs operate from a Hwy 55 location near Oriental.

Precision Metal Cutting Uses Laser Technology

By Nicole & Stephen Riggs ORIENTAL – We have over 65 combined years of relevant education, skills and experience to take on this laser metal-cutting business venture. Stephen has 35-plus years of experience in the construction and mechanical trades and…

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The father-son duo acted like guests some of the time, with early access to spectacular Icon of the Seas amusements like this colorful, convoluted water park.

ICON OF THE SEAS – Here We Come!!

PART ONE OF FOUR: By Jeff Fleming | 12V Marine LLC ORIENTAL – The FaceBook message said “marine electrical technicians needed for cruise ship, must be available January 3, 2024.” It was Dec 28, just 6 days away? Starting a…

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Woman Describes Vision, Which She Calls ‘New City’

By Ivia Nathaniel Three weeks ago I was driving alone along a street in New Bern. Suddenly, the Holy Ghost told me to pull over where there was a huge parking lot. Yes! I obeyed. With my naked eye, a…

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Project Vax events of Pfizer convey eerie ‘Pledge Plea’

PharmaFiles By Aussie17 | NEWS COMMENTARY Editor’s note: Aussie17 uses a pseudonym to protect his identity. He is a former employee of a well-known pharmaceutical firm, who now writes for the news website. MARKETPLACE – At first glance the…

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All Expenses Paid Glitzy Compound for Illegals

Greensboro ‘Influx Care Facility’ set to Open Editor’s note: North Carolina’s Republican Congressional Delegation recently signed a scathing letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In July of 2022, this newspaper first reported on a mega 5-year…

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Long tentacles of government strangle Amish farmer

By Tammy Dail “Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world.” –Henry Kissinger LANCASTER, PA – Amos Miller is an Amish farmer who operates an…

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Three guilty in $600K con of PCS Charity scam lasted eight years

RALEIGH – A Fuquay-Varina man recently pled guilty to devising and executing a scheme to defraud the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (“PCS”) by conspiring to fraudulently obtain matching charitable contributions for the Boys and Girls Succeed organization. Dwayne Moorer West,…

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Away from their occasional bear hunting forays, these dogs receive plenty of tender loving care!

Bear Hunters Respond

Here We Present 12 Reasons for Continuing Tradition By Reed Sheffield NORTH CAROLINA – Mr. Sheffield serves on the board of directors for both the North Carolina Bear Hunters Association and the Eastern Carolina Houndsmen Alliance. This article responds to…

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State Auditor Candidate Lambastes Mismanaged Durham School System

DURHAM – State examiners should immediately determine and disclose what kind of mismanagement led to Durham’s public-school financial disaster, Dave Boliek, the leading Republican candidate for State Auditor, said Wednesday. “The crisis in Durham’s public schools is a local outrage…

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Well-Known Author Switches Publishers

AURORA – Sherri Hollister is now published by Cushing Publishing. She describes her popular genre as ‘historical cozy mysteries.’ One recent novel has even been renamed – ‘How to Sabotage A Wild West Show’ – certainly an intriguing title! Meet…

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Youth ➡You Gotta Vote! The future of our nation depends on us.

By Allison Potter Editor’s note: Allison is a journalism student at NC State University. She offers a unique perspective as she will be voting for the very first time in the March 5 primary. Precincts, primaries, and what-not: the world…

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