Time to kick Washington out of our classrooms

Time to kick Washington out of our classrooms

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July 12th, 2015 |  


Civil War symbol can’t be used to divide us again

When we opined in this space 18 days ago that South Carolina should remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds, we knew of the potential ...

July 11th, 2015 updated: July 13th, 2015. |  


Violent crime adirect result oflack of parenting

We have banged the drum for years, arguing that Robeson County, tattooed as the most violent county in North Carolina, will not wiggle out from undern...

July 9th, 2015 updated: July 9th, 2015. |  


Nonprofit’s programs making difference in Lumbee Homes

To the Editor, After having read the article printed on July 8 regarding the forum on crime in Lumberton, I felt as if the politicians and other co...

July 9th, 2015 updated: July 9th, 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 |  


For now at least, galeophobia not an irrational fear

“Sometimes that shark he looks right into ya. Right into your eyes. And, you know, the thing about a shark… he’s got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. ...

July 8th, 2015 updated: 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 |