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You Decide: Why Can’t Economists Agree?

By Dr. Mike Walden There’s an old joke that says if ten economists are lined up and asked their forecasts for next year, there will...

Black & Blue: The Truth Matters

By: Police Chief A.Z. Williams Johnston County Report reached out to five local public figures and asked they share their personal thoughts about current social...

Are Farms, Farmers, And Agricultural Workers Essential?

By: Bryant Spivey Johnston County Extension Director During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all heard discussion and debate about businesses, services, and even personnel that are...

Social Security Matters – About the Mystery of Spousal Benefits

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Ask Rusty – About the Mystery of Spousal Benefits Dear Rusty: From what I’ve researched,...

Virtual Learning Continues, But Schools Too Important To Stay In Limbo

By: Becki Gray I spent several days with three students who are, by mandate from the governor and the Mecklenburg County school board, learning at home....

Social Security Matters – About “Registering” For Social Security & Medicare

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Ask Rusty – About “Registering” for Social Security & Medicare Dear Rusty: I have...

Let’s Disagree More Constructively

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — When the Associated Press and other news organizations asked North Carolina voters for their perspectives on the just-concluded 2020 elections,...

Social Security Matters – Claim Now And Invest it, Or Wait To Claim?

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Ask Rusty – Claim Now And Invest it, Or Wait To Claim? Dear Rusty:...

Ticket-Splitting Still Shapes Elections

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does...

North Carolina Leads In Jobs Lost

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — There are about 300,000 fewer jobs in North Carolina today than there were in February, before the start of the...