Larry McDermott, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Life on the farm- Larry McDermott

Focus on safety during parades

Our antique Ford farm truck always was a hit in various local parades where we participated. It was a way to promote our farm as ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, November 24, 2022 8:00 am

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Confronting my culinary shortcomings this Thanksgiving

Few meals being prepared can rise to the level of Thanksgiving, with smells circling through our brains that rekindle memories from all the way back ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, November 17, 2022 10:31 am

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Most important races this election season?

This local election season is in the rearview mirror now, but it isn’t too late to say that the races that deserved the most attention ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Friday, November 11, 2022 9:12 am

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Dodging pens thrown by little old ladies

Voting in our area is as stress-free as a box of chocolates. For that, we should feel fortunate.   That hasn’t been the case in ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:41 pm

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Turkey time means no turkey for you

Turkey supplies are expected to be so short this year that we may have to rethink the customary presidential pardon and put those two birds ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Friday, October 21, 2022 8:00 am

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Highway 9: The battle for saving rural life

Somewhere in the throes of trying to stop the state from turning their pastoral section of N.C. Highway 9 into a transportation giant, a few ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, October 13, 2022 12:09 pm

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Rumors, lies divide communities

Two big lies have been spread in our communities. That calls for a cup of truth to rinse them out.   One of those lies ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, September 22, 2022 8:00 am

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Beekeepers are a serious lot

Beekeepers are so dedicated that most see their bees as part of their family, a special society we hope to help because it contributes to ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Friday, September 16, 2022 12:04 pm

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Let 9-year-old children focus on learning

There was some news this week that should concern us all, especially educators and parents. The pandemic has set back 9-year-olds in reading and math ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Friday, September 2, 2022 11:43 am

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Farming and family were in her DNA

Wearing an emerald green outfit, she glided across the plowed field alongside the crimson clover like Dolly Parton cruising through “I Will Always Love You.” ... Read more

by Larry McDermott, Thursday, August 25, 2022 11:28 am

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