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Housing options are few for young professionals

My boyfriend and I have been looking for a new place to rent. I know, our timing is impeccable. Hunting for housing during the pandemic ... Read more

4 days ago by Alexa Massey.

Falling down the rabbit hole

If I’m not working, sleeping, cooking or dancing, chances are I’m watching videos on YouTube. The video-sharing platform is home to millions of unique content ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Just like bluebells, we will bloom again

Mertensia virginica, commonly known as Virginia bluebells, are always a welcome sight for my family. We wait all year for them to arrive. Finally, early ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

What you should be watching

I know the current climate of the world feels very frightening. Ongoing concerns about the coronavirus have cancelled many events and gatherings in our area, ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Making it real

Nearly a month ago I drove out to Cumberland to cover the unveiling of Tarika Brown’s newly-built home. It seemed the entire county was present ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Tales from the tableside

Before I became a reporter, I spent most of my waking hours working as a server at local restaurants. I often woke up early to ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

How MLMs prey upon women

Ladies, tell me if this scenario is familiar to you. You’re minding your business and browsing on your phone when a message pops up from ... Read more

3 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Perfect attendance awards are not so perfect

It’s understandable that schools would desire to award students with perfect attendance when applicable. Many schools struggle with student attendance, and a reward for never ... Read more

4 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Helping Australia

It can be easy to separate yourself from crises when they aren’t necessarily affecting you. It is difficult to watch others suffer, but when the ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

A resolution solution

I know that people are sick of hearing about new year’s resolutions. Every year people decide that they want to lose weight, exercise more, eat ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Letters to Santa

Every family has their own holiday traditions. For some, tradition involves baking Christmas cookies or crafting new ornaments for the tree. Others enjoy gathering around ... Read more

5 months ago by Alexa Massey.

‘Ain’t ain’t a word’

If you were ever in your life a young person growing up in the South then you undoubtedly have used the word “ain’t” in a ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Toy donations

I was blessed as a child in many ways, and while I’d like to think that I wasn’t completely spoiled rotten, I did have quite ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

The Thanksgiving nap

As Thanksgiving Day quickly approaches, I find myself preparing for one of my semiannual naps. I’ve always told people that I rarely nap, as when ... Read more

6 months ago by Alexa Massey.

Live like every day is Veterans Day

When a holiday comes and goes, we often see remnants of the celebration left behind. For Halloween, trick-or-treaters that practice candy rationing enjoy their sugary ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

A guide to candy trading

When I was a kid, Halloween was definitely my favorite holiday. To me, there was nothing more exciting and satisfying than coming home after a ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

On smoke detectors

I’ll admit that there have been moments in my life in which I wanted to throw the smoke detector out the window. Most of those ... Read more

7 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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