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Court made right call on schools

Court made right call on schools

RALEIGH — There was absolutely nothing surprising about the North Carolina Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision to uphold the constitutionality of …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Two reasons whystate should notresume executions

We have previously expressed our ambivalence about the death penalty, questioning its benefit to society, especially its ability to deter …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Arm our military at home

Arm our military at home

It seems like tragedy is unfolding across the globe as barbaric savages like ISIS overtake the Middle East and murderous …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  

Sales-tax formulagives short stickto rural counties

Some have argued that the lines that have been drawn in Raleigh are less Republican vs. Democrat and conservative vs. …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Legislation that saves memorials does have value

A bill appears to be on the fast track in the General Assembly that would provide protection to historical monuments …

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  

Medical center offers us hope

Medical center offers us hope

Southeastern Health has become more than a health-care organization. As the largest employer in Robson County, it wields influence and …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Duke Energy makes messclearing way for utility lines

To the Editor, I’m not sure if the readers of The Robesonian have experienced a similar problem in their community …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Greed at The Turtle preventstribe from helping the needy

To the Editor, I recently published on Facebook more than 100 salaries and names of employees of the Lumbee Tribe …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Iran deal a bad one for US

Iran deal a bad one for US

Not since 1,200 years before the birth of Christ when King Priam of Troy accepted the gift of a large …

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  

City has planfor developingdowntown area

If a land-use plan developed by a private company for downtown Lumberton were fully implemented, visitors to the city in …

July 18th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2015. |  

NC has no plan on Medicaid

NC has no plan on Medicaid

Good luck trying to figure out where Gov. Pat McCrory actually stands on expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act …

July 18th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2015. |  

Budget delay hasdriver’s educationstuck in neutral

The General Assembly’s inability to agree on a budget for the fiscal year that is now 16 days old has …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Going too far in safety’s name

RALEIGH — Should regulators require child-safety locks on stepladders? Such a rule would have been a real problem at the …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Medicaid worthy of celebrating

Medicaid worthy of celebrating

One of the things holding up passage of a state budget for the next two years and the adjournment of …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Selma comparison doesn’t work with 2013 voting laws

Maybe the plaintiffs in a federal civil rights trial that began Monday in Winston-Salem are holding their heavy fire for …

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  

Dog adopter praise staff atshelter for roadside rescue

To the Editor, I saw a post on a Facebook asking for help finding a newly adopted dog that had …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Ivey commended for service,leaves big shoes to be filled

To the Editor, As a citizen of Precinct 4, I want to extend a big thank you to Councilman Harry …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Lumberton officials need tofind money to combat crime

To the Editor, People need to accept the reality that Lumberton will always have increasing crime, not only due to …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Pop and Quirk: Television’s two Hannibals

Pop and Quirk: Television’s two Hannibals

This week’s column is a tale of two Hannibals. More specifically, it’s a tale of two television shows about guys …

July 13th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  

The four walls to prosperity

The four walls to prosperity

RALEIGH — The core question in North Carolina politics is a simple one: How can state government build a foundation …

July 13th, 2015 |  

Time to kick Washington out of our classrooms

Time to kick Washington out of our classrooms

As the son of a retired Cabarrus County public school teacher, I strongly believe the opportunity to receive an excellent …

July 12th, 2015 |  

Civil War symbol can’t be used to divide us again

When we opined in this space 18 days ago that South Carolina should remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse …

July 11th, 2015 updated: July 13th, 2015. |  

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