Going too far in safety’s name

RALEIGH — Should regulators require child-safety locks on stepladders?Such a rule would have been a real problem at the Hood abode years ago whe...

July 16th, 2015 |  


Medicaid worthy of celebrating

Medicaid worthy of celebrating

One of the things holding up passage of a state budget for the next two years and the adjournment of the 2015 session of the General Assembly is Medic...

July 15th, 2015 |  


Pop and Quirk: Television’s two Hannibals

Pop and Quirk: Television’s two Hannibals

This week’s column is a tale of two Hannibals. More specifically, it’s a tale of two television shows about guys named Hannibal. ...

July 13th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  


The four walls to prosperity

The four walls to prosperity

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July 13th, 2015 |  


Obama’s double standard on flags

Robeson County led North Carolina in supporting the Amendment One in 2012. The U.S. Supreme Court recently nullified those votes, deciding that same-s...

July 8th, 2015 |  


3 teams debate tax reform

3 teams debate tax reform

RALEIGH — As the House and Senate negotiate the details of a new state budget, one of their biggest disagreements will be about taxes....

July 7th, 2015 updated: July 7th, 2015. |  


On the many oversights of Obamacare

On the many oversights of Obamacare

Eric Dent The 2016 health insurance rates for policies purchased through the Affordable Care Act — sometimes referred to as Obamacare — h...

July 7th, 2015 updated: July 7th, 2015. |  


Library closes book on busy fiscal year

Library closes book on busy fiscal year

Katie Fountain Robeson Library Last week marked the end of the 2014-2015 fiscal year for the Robeson County Public Library and there were sev...

July 6th, 2015 updated: July 7th, 2015. |  


We celebrate our independence

We celebrate our independence

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July 6th, 2015 |  


No more excuses on Medicaid

No more excuses on Medicaid

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July 3rd, 2015 |