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Articles in the Commentary section are opinions, not news. We feature columns by staff members and guests, letters to the editor, and editorials from Dissenting opinions are always welcome and encouraged. Length should be [Read More]

Kandi Thompson

Grandma’s house

            Tabor City life wasn’t easy during the 1930s, but hard times helped create a special woman. Essie Nealey, often known by the name of “Aunt Essie,” even to those who truly weren’t related, is [Read More]