Legislation is a lifesaver

Legislation is a lifesaver

Sadly, we all know someone who has been affected by cancer, Alzheimer’s, or addiction. Many of us also have loved ones afflicted with rarer dise...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Deep, capable crowd lining up in sheriff’s race

If you enjoyed the recent presidential race, perhaps the most contentious in our nation’s history, then stay tuned for the Robeson County sherif...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


GOP suffers power loss

GOP suffers power loss

That sound you hear from Raleigh these days is coming from leading North Carolina Republicans, astonished that their iron grip on state government is ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


GOP factions can unite

GOP factions can unite

WASHINGTON — The first time I lived in the nation’s capital, Ronald Reagan was president. The conservatives I knew there were proud of the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Expect modest DPI changes

Expect modest DPI changes

The election of Donald Trump and the drama surrounding North Carolina’s gubernatorial race have overshadowed down-ballot, comparatively low-prof...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Burning the flag disrespects, but also honors it

Is it possible to at once and with the same action honor and disrespect a singular entity?We believe so.Hopefully we can all agree that the burning of...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Obama goes soft in judging Castro

A lot more sand will have to fall in the hourglass before there can be a fair judgment of Barack Obama’s presidency, but what can be said with c...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Robeson now a battleground

Robeson now a battleground

Robeson County garnered statewide attention by voting strongly Republican this election. Though Democratic registration has dropped to 67 percent coun...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Liberals forgetting federalism

Liberals forgetting federalism

RALEIGH — For the second time in recent experience, and the fifth time in American history, a presidential candidate has been elected despite ha...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Britt tireless in efforts to better Robeson County

Sarah Williams Britt’s battery ran out of power on Wednesday, taking from us a woman who spent many of her 85 years working on behalf of whateve...

November 26th, 2016 |