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Baffling accounts of the criminally insane

I feel obligated from time to time to bring my local readers (all three of you…well, four, if I count my loving wife) the latest ... Read more

5 days ago by Cal Bryant.

Bird leaves behind impressive basketball legacy

ESPN Daily podcast host Pablo Torre pointed out that if Sue Bird’s professional basketball career was a person, it’d be old enough to drink. Drafted ... Read more

5 days ago by Holly Taylor.

Not a good way to spend my tax dollars

To the Editor: After reading the Gates County Index of August 25th 2022, I was very 100% proud how my fellow Gates County citizens stood ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

The ‘silly season’ is in full swing

By Cal Bryant There’s an extremely noticeable drop in temperatures here in the Roanoke-Chowan area. The leaves are in their annual stage of changing color. ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

Fishing trip

By Billy Pressley I got back recently after spending a week on our annual men’s fishing trip. For years we have gone to the Outer ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

Is church attendance optional?

Word from Wade I would assume that most folks reading this column are professing Christians. If you are not then please forgive me, but feel ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.