Impact fees need clarity

Impact fees need clarity

RALEIGH — If anything useful can be said to have come out of the House Bill 2 controversy, it would be a broader understanding of how limited th...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Retreads push to roll back 2015 tribal election

Last night an effort to replace Harvey Godwin as the chairman of the Lumbee Tribal Government continued with those seeking change trying to get posses...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Tax bill provides relief

Tax bill provides relief

Children represent more than just an investment. But tax systems usually recognize that parents with kids are investing in the future.And proposed cha...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Keeping our campuses free

Keeping our campuses free

DURHAM — During my recent week as a “practitioner in residence” at Duke University, speaking to a wide range of faculty and students...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Six months later, Robeson continues Matthew rebound

Six months ago today, which was also a Sunday, thousands of Robeson County residents, dazed and confused tip-toed outside on what was a pleasant and s...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Health-care access critical

Health-care access critical

One of my most important jobs is making sure your tax dollars are spent wisely. We must restore fiscal sanity in Washington, forcing bureaucrats to li...

April 8th, 2017 |  


City need more things for young people to enjoy

To the Editor,I am writing this letter to fulfill a Boy Scout merit badge requirement. My letter has to be about something that interests or concerns ...

April 7th, 2017 |  


HB2 ‘repeal’ falls far short

HB2 ‘repeal’ falls far short

Now that HB2 has been partially repealed, enough for the NCAA and ACC anyway, a lot of folks in Raleigh are hoping the issue of discrimination in Nort...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Learning, winning go together

|DURHAM — The first time I visited the campus of Duke University, I did so because Rand Paul asked me to.It was during the 1988 presidential ele...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Robeson lags on tax collections, but rate is improving

Robeson County’s property tax collection rate is woefully behind the state average for counties of comparable size, but there is some good news:...

April 6th, 2017 |