School system faces tough call on central office

It might be a head-scratcher as to why the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County appears to racing toward the purchase of about ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Bigots, misogynists conspire to tie liberalism with Marxism

To the Editor,This great nation grants us all freedom of speech; it’s a liberty that all of us as Americans share and value. Unfortunately, some...

October 17th, 2017 |  


First Amendment provides protection from religion as well

First Amendment provides protection from religion as well

America is known as the “land of the free.” We even sing those words at sporting events.Yet lately it seems that many Americans are willin...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Restore lottery’s original purpose

Restore lottery’s original purpose

ROCKY MOUNT — State Sen. Rick Horner can quip with the best of them. During a recent debate about school construction needs in North Carolina, t...

October 16th, 2017 |  


FDA blocking a safer smoke

FDA blocking a safer smoke

What if a product could save lives and millions in health-care costs? Imagine that product had undergone extensive tests and trials providing undisput...

October 14th, 2017 |  


NCAA follows own rules, accepts that UNC athletics didn’t break theirs

There was a mix of celebration and a sigh of relief emanating from Chapel Hill on Friday when news at last arrived that UNC’s vaunted athletics ...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 16th, 2017. |  


Thomas has been inspirational for students at Lumberton High

To the Editor,I am writing today regarding personal influences Owen Thomas, a candidate for Lumberton City Council, has had on the students of Lumbert...

October 13th, 2017 |  


The liberal link to Marxism

The liberal link to Marxism

Robin Hayes, the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party, was in Robeson County this week accompanied by Dr. Tim Daughtry, a clinical psycholo...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Former student praises council candidate for leadership skills

To the Editor,I am writing today regarding my experiences with Owen Thomas, a candidate for Lumberton City Council.During a period in which I underwen...

October 12th, 2017 |  


GOP goes hard on hypocritical

GOP goes hard on hypocritical

Hypocrisy in politics is hardly a new phenomenon but rarely is it as boldly on display as it was last week from Republican legislative leaders during ...

October 12th, 2017 |