Displaying items by tag: Great Depression

Friday, 15 January 2021 12:33

COLUMN: Making use of what you have

When my mom was a child, back in the 1930s, the effects of this country’s Great Depression were still very evident. It had filtered down to just about every household in America.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 12:00

COLUMN: Don't keep workers sidelined

North Carolina’s “headline” unemployment rate in May was 12.9%. That’s the highest monthly rate since the Great Depression. But on a number of occasions during the month, I talked with North Carolina restauranteurs and other business owners who were struggling to fill vacancies as they reopened.

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM — Will Moss never intended to be in the tire business.

After several years of helping his father, William “Bo” Moss, change tires, he vowed not to do it again.

Published in Local News