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A *bit* less stuck…

A *bit* less stuck…

UPDATE, DECEMBER 3, 6 p.m.: Though it seems a pretty cut-and-dried term, “stuck” is actually a pretty subjective one. Writers from Robert Pirsig (in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance) to L. Frank Baum (remember the Tin Woodsman?) to A.A. Milne (see the pic below) have defined – and offered ideas for beating – “stuckness.” Pirsig thought the best […]


Greenville’s Food Desert? No Más en Rio del Norte!   

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Tropicana Supermarket Opens Near Airport By Sydney Moseley Rio del Norte Correspondent Most Greenvillians seldom deign to venture into the hinterlands north of its three Tar River bridges, except maybe to visit a county office, fly to Charlotte or play Frisbee golf. After the Riverwalk Riot of 2014, one might be surprised to hear that […]


Short Film Shows Hardships of Panhandlers

by Guardian staff Four students in ECU’s Master of Social Work program have created a film to raise awareness of panhandlers in Greenville. The 30-minute video, “Misunderstood: The Voice Behind the Cardboard,” presents public perceptions of panhandlers, ranging from sympathetic to antagonistic, through video-recorded interviews with community members. The realities of homelessness, substance abuse and disabilities […]


Campaign Sign Enforcement Effort Begins

Campaign Sign Enforcement Effort Begins

By Anthony Noel Contributing Writer “It’s all over but the shouting.” Oft repeated after a momentous or particularly nail-biting sports event or political campaign, this truism says more than it might seem at first blush. The event may be over, but does the shouting ever really end? In the political realm especially, the shouting is […]


84 76 75 74 Angels Still Needed!!

84 76 75  74 Angels Still Needed!!

UPDATE: 11:25 a.m., November 6: We’ve just received an amazing donation from a single Angel, who has asked to remain anonymous, equivalent to EIGHT ANNUAL COMMITMENTS! Though we have thanked this incredibly generous individual via email, we must do so publicly: THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU […]


Pick Your Poison

Pick Your Poison

NC’s Senate Race Might Well Affect State and Local – More Than National – Politics By Sydney Moseley a.k.a. The Bum Steer As a registered independent, albeit left-leaning but certainly “progressive” in my estimation, I have no particular affinity for the Democratic Party. For reasons too vast to go into here, the party has consistently […]


From the Editor: Our Priorities

From the Editor: Our Priorities

GUARDIAN ANGEL UPDATE, MONDAY NOVEMBER 3, 8:30 A.M.: Before you read Lisa’s latest column below, I wanted to share the great news that three more Angels landed over the weekend, bringing to 85 the number of Guardian supporters still needed to keep this site from going dark on January 1. CAN YOU PLEASE COMMIT $12 […]


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