Putting the REINS on new rules

“You didn’t build that” is a phrase we’ve heard one time too many.This attitude is still prevalent in Washington and …

August 1st, 2015 |  

School board’s dysfunctionality open for all to see

Last week the Robeson County Board of Education almost voted to hire as a superintendent a local person who had …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Humankind’s best,worst on displayat SC Statehouse

It was a simple act of kindness, one that is extended routinely and without a second thought across this great …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Tax credits key for solar energy

Tax credits key for solar energy

Earlier this year, North Carolina became just the fourth state in the nation to top 1,000 megawatts of installed solar …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Hudson’s assault on Obamacare hurts our veterans

Hudson’s assault on Obamacare hurts our veterans

Last week a national tourism website, RoadSnacks, released a list of the Ten Worst Places to Live in NC, and …

July 28th, 2015 |  

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 |  

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