Helping vets a priority

Helping vets a priority

Our men and women in uniform have sacrificed dearly to pay freedom’s price and ensure our way of life. The soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marine...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Superintendent search begins without public’s trust

As the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County on Tuesday embarks on the search for the system’s next superintendent, there ...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Berger again blocks HB2 fix

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and other Republican leaders have spent the last few days desperately distorting the facts and rewriting history ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


City Council answers call in crime fight

There are a lot of factors that conspire against Robeson County, and explain why each year we learn again that an SBI county-by-county report on crime...

February 17th, 2017 |  


County swings both ways

County swings both ways

Gov. Roy Cooper will be visiting Robeson within the next couple of months. While it is always an honor to host the sitting governor, understand the re...

February 15th, 2017 |  


DeVos debacle instructive

DeVos debacle instructive

RALEIGH — The recent appointment of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos exhibited much that is destructive, even demented, about our current po...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Revaluation returns, and with it worry

Robeson County’s property tax rate, currently at 77 cents for every $100 worth of property, is about to go down. But that doesn’t mean you...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


A vote for Trump can’t be based on Christian values

To the Editor,I do not understand how anyone who is a Christian could vote for Donald Trump. As believers we are told to strive to be like Christ in a...

February 14th, 2017 |  


ACA most helpful to poor

ACA most helpful to poor

North Carolina counties which voted for Donald Trump are exactly the counties that need Obamacare the most. Since Congress and the Trump administratio...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Clinton had too much support in county of Christians

To the Editor,Just thought that I would drop by the Robeson County Board of Elections to get a copy of the 2016 election returns for review. I noted t...

February 13th, 2017 |