Moving ahead at Southside-Ashpole

Moving ahead at Southside-Ashpole

The Innovative School District now has its inaugural school, Southside-Ashpole in Rowland, N.C. At the recent school board meeting held on Jan. 9, 201...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 15th, 2018. |  


Medicaid work rules are needed

Medicaid work rules are needed

RALEIGH — If government gives you a cash handout or a “free” service and you are capable of working, studying, or providing service ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Sam’s Club’s closing opens door for next opportunity

When news broke on Thursday that the Sam’s Club in Lumberton would be closing, possibly putting as many as 150 people in the unemployment line, ...

January 13th, 2018 updated: January 13th, 2018. |  


Mayor details Matthew recovery

Mayor details Matthew recovery

The following is a speech that Lumberton Mayor Bruce Davis before the 12th Night Concert of Healing and Hope at First Baptist Church, which was held t...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Pakistan undeserving of our aid

Pakistan undeserving of our aid

Actions speak much louder than words. This is common-sense. Yet it seems to have been lost on some of the Americans responsible for foreign diplomacy ...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Addition of Tyson at SeHealth a real boon for Lumberton area

To the Editor,Recently, Dr. Archie “Zan” Tyson joined the medical staff at Southeastern Health. Having worked very closely with Dr. Tyson ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Cooper and ‘corporate giveaways’

Cooper and ‘corporate giveaways’

It’s a pretty safe bet that most N.C. voters dislike “corporate giveaways.”If politicians did a better job distinguishing those R...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Independent panel needed to draw new district maps

The General Assembly, which is controlled by Republicans, has a little less than two weeks to redraw maps that are used to elect U.S. House of Represe...

January 10th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Rare illegal ballots do matter

Rare illegal ballots do matter

Rare Illegal Ballots Still MatterRALEIGH — President Donald Trump’s claims about voter fraud are preposterous. No credible evidence sugges...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Brooks leaves amazing legacy of achievement

Martin Brooks was born in 1929 in Detroit, not in the Jim Crow South where he spent most of his life, but a part of America that also was not a welcom...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |