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 |  


Deep, capable crowd lining up in sheriff’s race

If you enjoyed the recent presidential race, perhaps the most contentious in our nation’s history, then stay tuned for the Robeson County sherif...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Burning the flag disrespects, but also honors it

Is it possible to at once and with the same action honor and disrespect a singular entity?We believe so.Hopefully we can all agree that the burning of...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Obama goes soft in judging Castro

A lot more sand will have to fall in the hourglass before there can be a fair judgment of Barack Obama’s presidency, but what can be said with c...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Britt tireless in efforts to better Robeson County

Sarah Williams Britt’s battery ran out of power on Wednesday, taking from us a woman who spent many of her 85 years working on behalf of whateve...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Voter ID would bring confidence to election results

One of the tired arguments against a voter ID requirement is it’s a fix for a problem that doesn’t exist since there is no abundant eviden...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Our prayers are being answered

“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”― Mahatma GandhiBut we know that tho...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


Displaced residents due some answers on housing solution

There is a shoe that is going to drop in early January, and it stands to hit a lot of families rendered homeless by Hurricane Matthew hard.These peopl...

November 17th, 2016 |  


McCrory awaits final count, faces long odds

In another interesting development in a General Election already flush with them, Gov. Pat McCrory’s chances at a second term rest in large part...

November 16th, 2016 |