Putting our veterans first

Putting our veterans first

If you go to the movies this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be watching one of many superheroes. America loves a superhero — s...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Tax dollars to discriminate

Tax dollars to discriminate

Bible Baptist Christian School in Matthews is one of 336 religious schools and private academies that receive taxpayer funding under the voucher progr...

July 28th, 2016 |  


McCrory can tout economy in re-election bid

It’s been said that when voters darken the circles on election day, their primary concern is their bank account, and for that moment at least th...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Legislature to remain a prize

Legislature to remain a prize

RALEIGH — As Democrats and Republicans actively contest North Carolina’s governorship, U.S. Senate seat, and 15 electoral votes for presid...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Time for commissioners to remove Cummings from DSS board

It could have been coincidence that not one, not two, not three, but four county commissioners, all of whom are against the reappointment of Raymond C...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Red Springs police commended for effort to help distressed man

To the Editor,A few weeks ago the police were summoned to the home of a distressed young man in Red Springs. The police used every effort they had to ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Tribute to my Indian friends

Tribute to my Indian friends

I recently had the privilege of visiting with my friends, the Indians of Robeson County. While there, both Tuscarora and the Lumbee treated me with ki...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Public dissatisfaction not new

Public dissatisfaction not new

RALEIGH — In this highly charged political year, it’s important to keep in mind that most North Carolinians, like most Americans, have bee...

July 25th, 2016 |  


A brick removed from a divisive wall

There was nothing heroic — or even extraordinary — a week ago today when two Lumberton police officers, a white and an American Indian, fe...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


HB2 continues to hurt NC

HB2 continues to hurt NC

In April NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league would move its 2017 all-star game out of Charlotte if state officials did not make major changes...

July 22nd, 2016 |