Rebuilding trust is like planting a garden. You can put the seeds in the ground but they will grow at their own speed.
By Renate Macchirole In l987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March as “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.” The deinstitutionalization movement of the 1970s and early 1980s laid the groundwork for significant social change, and the president’s proclamation called upon all Americans to provide “encouragement and opportunities” necessary for people with developmental disabilities (DD) to reach their potential. Read More…
We’re hearing some encouraging news from Kitty Hawk. At the town’s last Planning Board meeting, citizens were informed that Kitty Hawk is taking the threat to its beleaguered shoreline seriously. In an April 9, 2012 article on the N.C. Bar Association web site, Stacey Carless reiterates North Carolina’s preferred “concept of maintaining natural beaches by Read More…
Over a lifetime, the gap in earning potential between a high school dropout and a high school graduate is $260,000.
When it comes to car sales, or insurance rates, the “negotiation dance” makes it seem as though we got off the hook.
The most important gift we can give those we love is our presence, our full attention and our compassionate heart.
Kudos go to our local police agencies during the recent apprehension of two suspects on 8th Street in Kill Devil Hills.
In 1822, James Madison, the father of our federal Constitution wrote: A popular Government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with Read More…
Real friends are connected in a way that transcends the circumstances that originally brought them together.
Ever since complaints were filed against Police Chief Gary L. Britt late in 2011, it’s been open season on Judge Jerry Tillett.
Some well known historic and modern personalities have overcome shyness to go on to great success.
A first step to maintaining positive energy is being aware that you can control your reactions to your boss’ moods.