People need to be wary of telephone calls that are scams

To the Editor, I have become con cerned about various telephone scams. For some time I had been receiving calls …

November 26th, 2015 |  

Solar farms should have buffers to shield from public

To the Editor, I went to a recent City Council meeting with my dad as one of the requirements for …

November 26th, 2015 updated: November 26th, 2015. |  

Democrats provide rhetoric; Rep. Hudson provides safety

To the Editor, The American people overwhelmingly agree — we need safety. Last week, our representative, Congressman Richard Hudson, responded …

November 24th, 2015 |  

Godwin should take overas Lumbee chairman now

To the Editor, On Nov. 17, in a phenomenal act of unity, members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina …

November 23rd, 2015 |  

Holding students less accountable no recipe for improving their lives

To the Editor, There the school system goes again, lowering the standards for students. That is really going to help …

November 19th, 2015 updated: November 19th, 2015. |  

Sanderson should hire from the county that welcomed it

To the Editor, In the Nov. 12 edition of the Fayetteville Observer’s editorial page, it was said that Sanderson Farms …

November 18th, 2015 updated: November 19th, 2015. |  

Solar farm as proposed would have imposed on historical site

To the Editor, I was one of the people who spoke in opposition to the conditional-use permit needed to install …

November 10th, 2015 updated: November 12th, 2015. |  

City manager reacts quickly to concern about tattered flags

To the Editor, As I was driving on Second Street in Lumberton on Nov. 2, I noticed our two American …

November 9th, 2015 |  

Tribe, Brooks break promisefor an elders site in District 1

To the Editor, This is a response to the “Lumbee Tribe offers affordable housing” opinion piece written by Tribal Chairman …

November 6th, 2015 updated: November 6th, 2015. |  

US should end refugee influxuntil vetting system reformed

To the Editor, During the past month, I have received thousands of letters and countless phone calls from constituents across …

November 3rd, 2015 updated: November 3rd, 2015. |  

Lumbee voters should supporthomes for everyone on Nov. 17

To the Editor, Whether First Americans/Native Americans/American Indians were natives who stayed in one place (agrarian) or moved about (nomadic), …

October 29th, 2015 |  

Quit eating meat as a way tobattle a really scary industry

To the Editor, I was never afraid all the witches, zombies and assorted goblins wandering around on Halloween. What really …

October 28th, 2015 |  

Subway’s ‘eat fresh’ pledgecould be life saver for humans

To the Editor, On Oct. 20, Subway announced a commitment to serve, by the end of 2016, chicken raised without …

October 22nd, 2015 |  

Ex-councilman urges supportfor Metzger for city’s new mayor

To the Editor, I will be voting for Don Metzger for Mayor on Nov. 3. Don Metzger and I served …

October 21st, 2015 |  

Legislation shortens road forveterans to work as EMT’s

To the Editor, Military veterans receive some of the best medical training and experience available when serving our country. Their …

October 15th, 2015 |  

Godwin possesses the skill toprovide the tribe leadership

To the Editor, I write today to express my support for Harvey Godwin for our next Lumbee tribal chairman. In …

October 14th, 2015 |  

Collins has experience to lead Lumbee Tribe

In my opinion, in November 2015, the Lumbee must elect a Tribal Chairman with relevant experience. The last two Tribal …

October 9th, 2015 updated: October 9th, 2015. |  

UNCP alumni head thankful to homecoming contributors

UNCP alumni head thankful to homecoming contributors

To the Editor, The UNCP Alumni Association would like to express our sincerest thanks and gratitude to the many individuals …

October 5th, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  

Residents need to be informed on issues affecting their communities

To the Editor, There are issues in our community, county, state and nation that need to be addressed or at …

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 1st, 2015. |  

Longtime sports fan praises newspaper for better coverage

To the Editor, As a lifelong Robeson County sports fan, I would like to thank Donnie Douglas for keeping his …

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  

Local veterinarians praised for helping travelers’ pet’s needs

To the Editor, We are deeply grateful to Dr. Timothy Potter and Kelly, a member of his staff, for assisting …

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  

Take a walk on Oct. 17 andhelp fight Alzheimer’s disease

To the Editor, Alzheimer’s disease is a growing epidemic and the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. In the United States, …

September 28th, 2015 |  


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