Cummings’ call on N.C. Promise being validated

When the General Assembly in the summer of 2016 first began talking about N.C. Promise, a program to lower tuition at a handful of UNC system universi...

January 20th, 2018 updated: January 20th, 2018. |  


Justice for the unborn

Justice for the unborn

Monday marks Roe v. Wade’s 45th anniversary. Since that ignoble decision, more than 60 million precious, innocent babies have been intentionally...

January 19th, 2018 |  


ISD choice should be on results

ISD choice should be on results

Education is rarely a topic for political analysis outside of election cycles. But the local transition of a Rowland school to the ISD program is impo...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Pray for and be thankful for all law enforcement officers

To the Editor,As a retired highway patrolman, I would like to ask everyone to remember the officers who were shot recently in South Carolina and remem...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Drilling benefits exceed the costs

Drilling benefits exceed the costs

RALEIGH — If energy companies respond to the Interior Department’s recently announced process for pursuing oil and gas exploration off the...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 20th, 2018. |  


Skilled workforce is an NC must

Skilled workforce is an NC must

That we did not secure the new Toyota-Mazda facility and those 4,000 jobs was bad news. North Carolina put forth a strong, bipartisan effort to woo th...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Silence would provide Trump better news coverage

The national media have been clear in their distaste for President Donald Trump, but last week were appreciative that he had — allegedly, appare...

January 16th, 2018 updated: January 16th, 2018. |  


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 16th, 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. |