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March 19, 2018

On an Italian hillside, with an expansive overlook of the landscape of Tuscany, is Certaldo Alto. In this medieval town, walls built in the 13th century seem to have held back time. Even today, there are no more than 200 people who call this picturesque place home.

But in the past decade, the…


March 18, 2018

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The trials of Odysseus are really not that different from the struggles of those learning to readjust after wars of today, modern veterans are finding.

A small group of military veterans has been meeting weekly in a classroom at the University of Vermont to discuss "The…

Homer for Veterans

March 17, 2018

Here is a theory: NBC is trying to drown us in our own tears.

The network is committed to airing shows that masterfully tug at Americans’ heartstrings. Before “This Is Us,” there was the football-centric “Friday Night Lights” and the family drama “Parenthood,…


March 16, 2018

Word Tabernacle Church Care Divisional Director Jackie Jenkins recently read something that reaffirmed an upcoming event.

Jenkins said that a passage about help being a prayer away is exactly what one should think about prior to attending Saturday’s 3-Hour Prayer Conference: “Three…

March 16, 2018

LUOTIANBA, China — The bishop cannot really talk about religion right now.

His unofficial church is caught in a fight over the future of the Roman Catholic faith here, a struggle for control between the Vatican and the Communist Party that will determine the fate of the estimated 10 million…


March 15, 2018

Elizabeth City music lovers will have a chance to be part of a live CD recording this week during two jazz concerts on Thursday and Friday.

Drummer Thomas Taylor is coming back to perform a second time at the Third Thursday Jazz series and bringing a new group to join him.

“We want to bring…

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March 13, 2018

CHICAGO — A yearlong study offers rigorous new evidence against using prescription opioids for chronic pain.

In patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.…

Politics Of Pain Domino Effect

March 09, 2018

Nash County’s behavioral health management provider is releasing a handout on school shootings to help reduce the stigma of mental illness.

The handout will go to all Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools and every school in Trillium Health Resources’ coverage area of 25 counties —…

March 09, 2018

A small crowd of Nash UNC Health Care employees fought the cold temperatures Thursday to celebrate the first landing of a UNC Health Care helicopter at the hospital’s helipad site.

It marked the launch of Nash UNC Health Care becoming a permanent base site for one of UNC Health Care’s…


March 09, 2018

At this time of Billy Graham’s passing, American evangelical Christianity looks to be in steep decline, at least judging by numbers.

The proportion of white Americans who identify as evangelical has fallen from 23 percent of the population in 2006 to 17 percent in 2016. Furthermore, a recent…

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