I choose not to run for office

I choose not to run for office

RALEIGH — Every now and then, I make a mental list of how many different ways I am manifestly unsuited to run for public office.Not exactly the ...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Putting the REINS on new rules

“You didn’t build that” is a phrase we’ve heard one time too many.This attitude is still prevalent in Washington and bureaucra...

August 1st, 2015 |  


Tax credits key for solar energy

Tax credits key for solar energy

Earlier this year, North Carolina became just the fourth state in the nation to top 1,000 megawatts of installed solar capacity, trailing only Califor...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


Hudson’s assault on Obamacare hurts our veterans

Hudson’s assault on Obamacare hurts our veterans

Last week a national tourism website, RoadSnacks, released a list of the Ten Worst Places to Live in NC, and it wasn’t pretty for towns in the 8...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Court made right call on schools

Court made right call on schools

RALEIGH — There was absolutely nothing surprising about the North Carolina Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision to uphold the constitutionality of...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Arm our military at home

Arm our military at home

It seems like tragedy is unfolding across the globe as barbaric savages like ISIS overtake the Middle East and murderous regimes like Iran fight to ga...

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  


Jim Krumel: As Mayberry goes, so goes America

Jim Krumel: As Mayberry goes, so goes America

You don’t have to look further than Mayberry to find a bellwether city this election year.That’s right. The fictional TV home where Sherif...

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2016. |  


Medical center offers us hope

Medical center offers us hope

Southeastern Health has become more than a health-care organization. As the largest employer in Robson County, it wields influence and significant eco...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


NC fails on screening teachers

NC fails on screening teachers

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s public schools rely on a steady stream of out-of-state teachers to fill hard-to-staff positions and meet the de...

July 20th, 2015 updated: March 8th, 2016. |  


Iran deal a bad one for US

Iran deal a bad one for US

Not since 1,200 years before the birth of Christ when King Priam of Troy accepted the gift of a large wooden horse has a leader made as tragic a mista...

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |