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Basketball court brings back memories
Basketball court brings back memories

The other day I was changing out the old net on our basketball goal in the yard. It was a matter of threading a set of inexpensive nylon strings on the rim’s interior, but it brought back a flood of memories from my childhood.
It must have been when I was around eight years old when my brothers made a homemade goal out of welded iron and sanded plywood. They installed a standard rim with a red-white-and-blue net, and mounted it on the side of one of our old tobacco barns.

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Stay tuned! There’s a lot of information coming your way!
Stay tuned! There’s a lot of information coming your way!

Last week, I had the opportunity to spend over 10 hours with Nash County Commissioners during a retreat they held on Thursday and Friday.
It was an interesting two days and I’m thankful it didn’t last a minute longer or my brain may have exploded due to all the information I received.

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Support your local businesses!

Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions.
According to the survey, only 7 percent of Americans said they trusted Congress a great deal or quite a lot, compared with 29 percent who trusted the presidency.
Small business, on the other hand, came in second, with 62 percent of those surveyed considering it trustworthy.

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Candidate opts for no runoff

To all my supporters I wish to give my sincerest thanks and gratitude for your dedication and hard work throughout my campaign. Concerning a runoff, I have weighed the pros and cons of the situation and have arrived at the decision to not request a runoff. I will share my reasons and ask for your understanding. A runoff will cost taxpayers and would be selfish to request one for my own personal gain.

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Backward Glances
Backward Glances

MOMEYER 1976 –– This photo was originally published in The Graphic December 21, 1976 of the Momeyer Fire Department receiving a 9-A N.C. Insurance Rating. Pictured, left to right, are Nelson Puckett, chief; Daryl Bass and Kenneth Coppedge, assistant chief.

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