LREMC move to COMtech raises questions

“Passed a resolution requesting that the Robeson County Board of Commissioners adopt a policy that it will not appropriate funds to any non-gove...

December 10th, 2016 |  


Ruling costs hourly workers

Ruling costs hourly workers

Dec. 1, 2016 was supposed to be a great day for an estimated 156,000 salaried workers in North Carolina. But thanks to a recent federal court order, t...

December 10th, 2016 |  


GOP can’t undo election

The General Assembly is returning to Raleigh next week for a special session to help areas of the state suffering from the effects of Hurricane Matthe...

December 9th, 2016 updated: December 9th, 2016. |  


McCrory governed as mayor

McCrory governed as mayor

Gov. Pat McCrory finally conceded the 2016 election to Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monday, but he actually lost the race on March 23 when he signed...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Cooper faces key choice

Cooper faces key choice

RALEIGH — In what direction will North Carolina go under a Democratic governor-elect, Roy Cooper, and a Republican General Assembly? There are t...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Cooper now has a reason to celebrate HB2

As Pat McCrory prepares to exit the stage to the far right as a one-term governor in North Carolina, he has become a convenient object of derision by ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Trump’s tour should be called ‘fooled you’

News and ObserverPresident-elect Donald Trump rolled into Fayetteville Tuesday as part of his “thank you” tour of key states that won him ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Students told to fight back

Students told to fight back

Responding to the Nov. 28 Ohio State University assault that led to 11 injuries, the University of North Carolina is encouraging security officials at...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Burr win deserves spotlight

Burr win deserves spotlight

RALEIGH — During the fall campaign in North Carolina, the presidential and gubernatorial races captured most of the attention. That was understa...

December 5th, 2016 |  


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 |