Dear Salisbury…

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." From the moment I arrived in 2013, a strange but beautiful dichotomy began to unfold. The seven years we were called together brought some of my greatest joys and deepest hurts.

When Storms Approach

I've lost count of how many times I've heard the word 'catastrophic' these last several days, specifically related to the imminent flooding that's expected to begin today and persist over the coming days, starting on the NC/SC coastline.  While Hurricane Florence has weakened over the last 24 hours, forecasters, state and local officials, emergency responders, and disaster response …