March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Great peace and beauty of silence calms the mind and heals the heart

There’s a natural phenomenon here, a reality that’s a part of Wilkes County’s charm, which we seem to overlook but many visitors can’t help but notice.  More...

Jefferson’s brilliance is inspirational, sobered by controversy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. More...

Pine stand thinning, burning

Last week’s article focused on the three native pine beetles that are present in the Southeast United States. At the end of the article were a few guidel ines and steps to take to help prev ent pine beetle infestation. More...

Book Review

Black Flags

You might find this book, about the “Rise of ISIS” depressing. Joby Warrick is a reporter for The Washington Post, and has won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. More...

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Put your best fork forward

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” This slogan is to serve as a reminder that each time we take a bite, we have a choice to make. More...