If the county commissioners really want to help the schools ….

The recent concern for the Public Schools of Robeson County that has been demonstrated by the Robeson County Board of Commissioners would be welcome, ...

February 7th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


New firms drive economy

New firms drive economy

RALEIGH — Politicians in North Carolina and just about everywhere else in the United States seem fixated on attracting large companies to their ...

February 7th, 2018 |  


A crowd lines up for sheriff

A crowd lines up for sheriff

Local Republicans join local Democrats in opposing a plan to redraw Robeson’s judicial district. Many years ago, 16B included Robeson and Scotla...

February 6th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


Grade economy on a curve

Grade economy on a curve

RALEIGH — North Carolina has become a national leader in implementing supply-side economics — but that doesn’t mean what you think i...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Prison rehab critical to safety

Prison rehab critical to safety

Imagine a man serving a 20-year prison sentence. He’s told when to eat and what to wear, and he lacks the option of opening a door. He has littl...

February 3rd, 2018 |  


Trump deliver in his promises

Trump deliver in his promises

America can once again be optimistic.We’ve experienced an incredible year. President Trump, working with me and my House Republican colleagues, ...

February 2nd, 2018 updated: February 4th, 2018. |  


Trump’s sun shines in Britian

Trump’s sun shines in Britian

Donald Trump is the sun of the contemporary American political system. Its institutions, such as Congress, the parties, the media, the states, think t...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Lead with mind, not chin

Lead with mind, not chin

RALEIGH — Roy Cooper is an experienced and capable politician. So far, his approval ratings are fine. But he’s hardly made of iron, or eve...

January 30th, 2018 updated: January 30th, 2018. |  


Some questions, fewer answers on Native Angels deal

We should forgive the four county commissioners who want to pay millions of your money for an overpriced building with little functionality for their ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


US needs orderly immigration

US needs orderly immigration

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats shut down America’s government over an unrelated illegal immigration issue. This was an egregious affron...

January 29th, 2018 |