The Six pass $15,000 fee to taxpayers

If the news that the Public Schools of Robeson County will get stuck with a $15,000 attorney’s fee because of the recklessness of the block on t...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Commissioner gets miffed when others dare speak

Commissioner Berlester Campbell on Monday night felt the need to publicly scold two locally elected officials.Campbell was miffed that fellow Commissi...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


GOP would be wise to support Blue

The response by the Robeson County Republican Party to the nomination of Kellie Blue to the UNC system’s Board of Governors was vague. We guess ...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 18th, 2017. |  


Smith puts on a show, but not likely to help

If red-faced indignation inspired by exasperation over the pace with which the Public Schools of Robeson County is struggling to its feet following Hu...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Raising majority age makes sense, is much more fair

North Carolina has always fancied itself among the more progressive Southern states, but for every step forward there seems to have been an unnecessar...

March 11th, 2017 |  


County should give our schools new central office

Steve Martin was kidding, but the school board member’s suggestion has merit.On Friday, during Day 1 of the Board of Education for the Public Sc...

March 8th, 2017 |  


All hand on decks approach needed for Matthew victims

When it comes to Robeson’s recovery from Hurricane Matthew, we favor an all-hands-on-deck approach.Unfortunately, as we pen this as many as 90 h...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Trump brings America to her feet, Dems keep seats

To be sure, President Trump during his State of the Union speech on Wednesday night, which polls indicate that Americans generally applauded, benefite...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 3rd, 2017. |  


Sheriff’s race promises to be flush with well-qualified candidates

Just more than a year away from the March 2018 primaries, a line has started to form to determine who will be the next sheriff of Robeson County.Randy...

February 25th, 2017 |  


All agree: Raise teacher pay

All agree: Raise teacher pay

There is some good news in Raleigh these days for teachers. The state’s top political figures are currently arguing about who is more committed ...

February 24th, 2017 |