Thomas will bring new ideas that will benefit Precinct 8

To the Editor,On Tuesday you have a choice to improve not only your neighborhood but our city as well. I challenge you to ask yourselves if your neigh...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Teacher pay deserves fair debate

Teacher pay deserves fair debate

NEWTON — Should public schoolteachers be compensated as professionals? All four panelists at a recent “Hometown Debate” staged at th...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Cummings will exit difficult job on a high note

The man with arguably the most difficult job in Robeson County and certainly among the most important will be exiting it on Dec. 31.Greg Cummings, who...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Bill ends tax-supported abortions

Bill ends tax-supported abortions

For decades, American taxpayers have unknowingly provided tax breaks that help lower the cost of building new abortion clinics.The 1976 Hyde Amendment...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Fire retardant is a friend in keeping kids Halloween safe

To the Editor,I get it. You were working in your lab late one night and didn’t remind your youngest superhero to watch his cape near open flames...

October 27th, 2017 |  


America rejects traditional values

America rejects traditional values

The major American political parties are in crisis. The proportion of American voters who register as independents has reached 40 percent, rising abou...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Just another brick in the wall

Just another brick in the wall

When lawmakers are complaining that your building projects seem a bit expensive, it might not be the best time to tell them that you spend a little ex...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Prison reform is hopeful sign

Prison reform is hopeful sign

RALEIGH — I’ve been spending a lot of my time recently on projects that facilitate constructive conversation across political differences....

October 25th, 2017 |  


Judge finally rules to benefit of half-brothers

When two half-brothers from Red Springs were released from prison after spending three decades there for a rape and murder that they didn’t comm...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Tax cuts allow business ownersto reinvests in their employees

To the Editor,Now that Congress has officially passed a budget and they are moving on to tax reform, small businesses can expect next year’s tax...

October 24th, 2017 |