Parents putting children in danger’s path is the new norm

To the Editor,People questioned how could a family let a child slip into a zoo enclosure with a gorilla. Then the same was said for a child playing ne...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 23rd, 2016. |  


City unfairly singling out for punishment owners of pit bulls

To the Editor,While I welcome an activist mayor and City Council in Lumberton, I believe they acted in haste with recent passage of an animal control ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Restricting gun rights won’tstop Orlando-like massacres

To the Editor,People who are willing to give up their liberty for safety deserve neither.The Democrats are trying to sucker Americans into relinquishi...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


City dog ordinance misses mark by punishing responsible owners

To the Editor,The city of Lumberton has decided to pass an ordinance against what they call “vicious dogs.” As a mother and grandmother, I...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Let’s plant a tree to honor UNCP, not Helms and discrimination

To the Editor,On Saturday, June 11, 2016, the Godwin Administration planted a tree at the Lumbee Culture Center commemorating events associated with t...

June 13th, 2016 updated: June 14th, 2016. |  


Elected officials have duty to taxpayers to spend money wisely

To the Editor,While reading the article about school board spending on conferences, I had no intent to comment. However, I have to be true to my princ...

June 9th, 2016 updated: June 9th, 2016. |  


UNCP chancellor, supporters should fight bill that cuts tuition

To the Editor,In your editorial, Our View, of June 5, 2016, you mentioned, “We believe as well that Cummings finds comfort in knowing that UNCP ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Thanks McCrory for keeping us safe by signing House Bill 2

To the Editor,In Mitchell County, which is in Western North Carolina, the local newspaper, the Mitchell News Journal, regularly runs an editorial feat...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Pittenger will give Robeson strong conservative leadership

To the Editor,Robeson County has had a number of congressmen over the years, from Charlie Rose and our own homegrown Mike McIntyre, to most recently, ...

June 3rd, 2016 |  


Transparency needed after HUD report alleges tribal misspending

To the Editor,A preliminary final 2015 on-site monitoring report issued by HUD to the Lumbee Tribe has received a lot of publicity recently. This publ...

May 31st, 2016 |