Latest columns for Neuse News and EdNC

  Remembering my interview with ‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas Thermostat argument strengthens marriage Pickup trucks now equipped with tanning beds Paulette Burroughs relishes new role at Neuse News My adventures as a best man How a two-year degree led to a 30-year career La Grange girl’s triumph yields endorsement, restaurant offers Local family enters fourth […]

Audio: Novelist/David Letterman writer Bill Scheft talks tributes, plastic surgery and Jay Leno’s voicemail

Greatest podcast guest of all-time Bill Scheft returns to talk about putting together a tribute to his wife and comic extraordinaire Adrianne Tolsch, a phenomenal new documentary about plastic surgery and a voicemail he recently received from Jay Leno. Other topics covered include the week The Late Show spent in London, former Johnny Carson producer […]

Latest columns for the Kinston Free Press

Local man hints at Food Network show Banks are on the run Local scout building shelter for park Presidential candidate receives $84 million When birdies turn into books Madea headed to Fox, MSNBC Fair manager paroled Local sauce to be served as fragrance Elderly woman dispenses justice Teenagers love flip phones Jerry Clower, Andy Warhol […]

Patrick Holmes of Lenoir County Public Schools talks budgets, superintendents and early college

In a new 13-minute interview, Lenoir County Public Schools public information director Patrick Holmes sheds light on the state budget crisis, iPads in the schools and the Lenoir County Early College program. Holmes also talks about outgoing LCPS superintendent Dr. Steve Mazingo and incoming interim superintendent Brent Williams. CLICK HERE to listen to the interview. […]