Our students are being cheated

Our students are being cheated

I have a big mouth. Having a newspaper editor trying to put my words in context doesn’t help.I have been reading The Robesonian about this crazy...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Obama and Trump trade places, and a nation awaits the unknown

If you are reading today’s Our View, then at least one prediction of what a Donald Trump presidency would condemn this country to has not come t...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Obama leaves a high bar

Obama leaves a high bar

As Donald Trump took over the reins of power in Washington on Friday promising to make America great again, it’s worth noting where things actua...

January 21st, 2017 |  


In search of middle ground

In search of middle ground

Opening day of the 2017-18 General Assembly was filled with warm greetings, friendly exchanges, and promises of compromise. After a short break, lawma...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Chavis has no right to call former superintendent a ‘loser’

To the Editor,I am writing in response to the article that appeared on your website Robesonian.com on Jan. 13 entitled ” Ben Chavis urges St. Pa...

January 19th, 2017 |  


School board gets an opportunity

Neither of the two coalitions that have formed on the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County is happy today, which enhances the c...

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


Urban-rural gap not new

Urban-rural gap not new

RALEIGH — One of the best gifts I received this Christmas was a history book entitled “The Country Church in North Carolina.” (Yes, ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Land grabs aren’t beneficial

Land grabs aren’t beneficial

RALEIGH — Thomas Jefferson had lots to say about lots of things. As the North Carolina General Assembly begins its 2017 session and new Gov. Roy...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Chavis’ Trump-like quality

Chavis’ Trump-like quality

School boards claim to be non-partisan. But nothing could be further from the truth. They can be more complex and worthy of political analysis, especi...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Credit key to US prosperity

Credit key to US prosperity

One of my top priorities for this term in Congress is supporting economic growth, the creation of good paying jobs, and opportunities for every Americ...

January 14th, 2017 |