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Cybercurrency: With questions about the dollar, should you invest in Bitcoin?

By CHRIS HOGANBest-sellling author & talk radio host Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 — No matter where you stand on bitcoin, we can agree on one thing: It’s polarizing. Some investors believe it’s the way of the future and others think it’s a scam. However, it’s gaining popularity. It’s likely that the coronavirus pandemic accelerated its […]

January 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Entertainment,News,Podcasts | Read More »

Wright: Include time on your calendar to pause the daily grind and reflect on life

By CHRISTY WRIGHTRamsey Solutions radio host Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 — Last year, I got to go to my sister-in-law’s wedding. At the reception, as people were finishing up their dinner and cake, the DJ got the music going and everyone made their way to the dance floor. I grabbed my 5-year-old son’s hand, walked […]

January 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Opinion,Podcasts | Read More »

Dave Says: Term life insurance is a better deal than mortgage insurance

Dear Dave, My husband and I had our first child in December. We bought a house not long before the baby was born, and since then we’ve been getting mail and phone calls about buying mortgage protection insurance. We’re both 27, we have good jobs, and our mortgage is $105,000. Would it be a good […]

February 25th, 2020 | Posted in Education,News,Opinion,Podcasts | Read More »

Podcast: Bar owners seeking expanded sale hours need to first follow existing rules

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 14, 2019, 2 a.m. In this edition of The Jim Brooks Podcast, Jim examines the request by city bar owners who want to expand their sales hours to 2 a.m., and the elephant in the room that was publicly addressed at the city council’s safety committee meeting […]

June 14th, 2019 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,News,Podcasts,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Podcast: County GOP leaves fellow Republicans scratching our collective heads

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 31, 2019, 2 a.m. — In this edition of The Jim Brooks Podcast, Jim tackles one of life’s toughest — and recent — questions about politics here in Nelson County, and answers the question, “When did the Grand Old Party quit being so grand?” Click below to […]

May 31st, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Opinion,Podcasts,Politics,State government | Read More »

Podcast: Primary election proves politics remains an unpredictable science

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — So what are your thoughts on the May primary election? Jim sounds off on his observations in a special post-election edition of The Jim Brooks Podcast. Click below to play the podcast. -30- C

May 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Podcasts,State government | Read More »

Podcast questions: Is it ever too early to remind people to ‘shop local?’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 10, 2019 — The installment of The Jim Brooks Podcast provides proof that the “shopping local” mantra should be applied year-round in our community. Click below to listen to Jim’s podcast! -30-

May 10th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Podcasts | Read More »

Podcast: Friday’s local GOP dinner a success; Democratic dinner set for next month

NC GAZETTEE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, March 11, 2019 — As we near the May primary, its time to consider the candidate or candidates for whom you are going to vote. Political dinners are a great way to meet the candidates and hear what they have to say. The local Republicans had their annual […]

March 11th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Podcasts,Politics | Read More »

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