Ten percent will decide who governs locally

The first Sunday of every November during odd-numbered years we express our confusion here: Why it is that only 10 percent or so of eligible voters in...

November 4th, 2017 updated: November 4th, 2017. |  


Relief on way for American workers

Relief on way for American workers

Are you tired of Uncle Sam picking your pocket?Washington’s current tax code is broken. The tax breaks and benefits go to folks with fancy lawye...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Prospect Community Day was great event, should be annual

To the Editor,On behalf of the Prospect community, I want to thank all who participated in putting together the recent Prospect Community Day. It was ...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Hall: We are in this together

Hall: We are in this together

Over the past few months, the emerging work and strategies of the newly created North Carolina Innovative School District has generated more than a li...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Criticism of GOP on the mark

Criticism of GOP on the mark

When members of the N.C. General Assembly’s minority party make extraordinary doom-and-gloom predictions about the consequences of the majority ...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Home invasion victim angry over low bond for defendant

To the Editor,This letter is about the inherent injustice in Robeson County. It’s about when victims are victimized a second time through the co...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Unanswered tax question complicates school board’s decision

The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County will meet tonight during a special meeting that is expected to be brief and during whi...

November 1st, 2017 updated: November 1st, 2017. |  


Too many Americans remain unprepared for their retirement

To the Editor,The financially insecure America has become our reality — especially when it comes to retirement.Recently released data from the I...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Community colleges do deliver

Community colleges do deliver

RALEIGH — With the national debate about tax reform heating up, you’ll be hearing a lot about the difference between marginal and average ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


All eyes turn to Pittenger, Harris

All eyes turn to Pittenger, Harris

Politics has always been interesting to me, and I have always tried to be well informed about the way our government works and how politics affects ne...

October 31st, 2017 |