Teaching kids about 9/11, a day of fun in Middleburg, and plenty of activities for everyone.
Eating contests have always captured the imagination. Whether it is pies at a county fair or hot dogs on the Fourth of July, we’re amazed when fellow humans do the unusual with things we can experience ourselves.
We won't soon forget that morning. Nor should we. It is part of who we are as a country. There's none better.
When President Obama steps behind the microphone this evening, America will learn about his next spending plan. Unanimous support is not expected.
We need our lawmakers to keep the encouragement in place for tax credits preserving historic structures.
Vance County’s total of students not graduating within four years is 523 in the last three years, 1,235 in the last six and 2,201 in the last nine. Those are the real numbers that matter; not that Vance County was dead last of 115 school districts in the state last year, is 110th this year or hasn’t escaped the bottom six in at least four years.