Demand drives Thanksgiving bargain blitzes

As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.R...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Giving thanks: Our character as a nation

Giving thanks: Our character as a nation

“Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day.” – Ronald Reagan, Thanksgivi...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Lease deal more than just a mistake

When dealing with with the citizens of Wilmington’s public property, the laws apply. The law does not allow a mayor or any other single individu...

November 24th, 2015 |  



Plea agreements don’t always work

Plea agreements don’t always work

As any fan of television crime dramas knows, plea bargains are a frequent part of the criminal justice process. They offer a means to get further coop...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Mary and Joseph weren’t Syrian or refugees

The editorial cartoon depicting a Republican elephant blocking the door to Mary and Joseph was offensive, disgusting and insipid. Mary and Joseph were...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Bravery that forged a nation

Bravery that forged a nation

The name “Pilgrim” doesn’t always convey the true character of those first settlers in Massachusetts.When people hear the word ̶...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


ETHEL B. DENNIS

Ethel B. Dennis, born June 26, 1925, passed away peacefully at Oak Lawn Farm Nov. 22, 2015 after a long illness.She was the daughter of the late Huber...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Paris tragedy should prompt action at home

Paris tragedy should prompt action at home

There is no question that the tragedies that took place in Paris last week shook the entire world. It served as yet another reminder of some of the tu...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Informing readers of best shopping deals

Informing readers of best shopping deals

The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving retail bonanza – affectionately dubbed “Black Friday” – is always a major event for newspa...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Can’t get no satisfaction? Here’s how

Can’t get no satisfaction? Here’s how

Do you remember when The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show in 1964? I was only nine years old, and watching Ed Sulliv...

November 19th, 2015 |