Trump, GOP pick status quo over ‘draining of the swamp’

To the Editor,I thought that Donald Trump and conservative Republicans were going to bring change, overthrow the status quo, and ”drain the swam...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Election is over, it’s time to quit bickering and unite

To the Editor,The end does not justify the means.My desire is not to get sidetracked and caught up in these political wars. But enough, is enough. Two...

November 14th, 2016 |  


Those who like to fire gunsneed to do so in safe manner

To the Editor,One of the hot topics of the election is gun control.As a gun owner and a NRA member, I believe in my Second Amendment right to own and ...

November 7th, 2016 |  


As Veterans Day approaches, remember to express thanks

To the Editor,On Veterans Day, which is next Friday, the Lumberton NC Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 7 will gather at 11 a.m. at the city down...

November 4th, 2016 |  


Gov. McCrory shows leadership in wake of hurricane’s flooding

To the Editor,I am proud to be a long-time resident of Lumberton.During the past two weeks, our community has experienced some of the worst flooding s...

October 26th, 2016 |  


A vote for Raymond Cummings is a vote for more of the same

To the Editor,Why should I vote for Raymond Cummings for county commissioner?As a District 5 citizen, I ponder this question as the Nov. 8 election ap...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Fairmont official lauds those who acted heroically following storm

To the Editor,We all have had heroes or people we admire throughout our lives and extraordinary circumstances seem to make them stand out a bit more. ...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Four former chief justices favor Edmunds for re-election

To the Editor,We four former chief justices of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, two Democrats and two Republicans, are writing to express our supp...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Country is praying or swift recovery for Robeson

To the Editor,I just want to send a note of encouragement to everyone in Robeson County and to let you know that the whole country sees what you are g...

October 19th, 2016 |  


A Republican vote Nov. 8 is a vote or fear, hate, bigotry

To the Editor,I gotta say something that’s weighing heavy on my heart. Donald Trump did not rise alone. The Republican Party was the instrument ...

October 10th, 2016 |