R.E. Spears III


Recent Articles

Leaders of the (back)packs

Leaders of the (back)packs

With organizations around Suffolk chipping in to collect school supplies, fill backpacks and distribute them before kids return to school, a Saturday event in the ... Read more

The ministry of journalism

I had a visit this week from an aide to Congressman J. Randy Forbes, a young lady who was in Suffolk for the first time ... Read more

A fresh look at the neighbors

Recovering from surgery at home this week, my wife received a get-well card from a neighbor we’ve never met. Read more

‘She’s in good hands. Drive carefully.’

Only as the helicopter launched toward the sun in the humidity of an Ocracoke, N.C., summer noon did I begin to understand the reality of ... Read more