Descendent upset with name change for honor at UNCP

To the Editor,Let’s make institutions of higher education care about facts again.The history of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke beg...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Republicans go down in NC

Republicans go down in NC

That loud sound you heard Tuesday night was Republicans in North Carolina gulping nervously as the election returns from across the state and across t...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Judge says criticism of low bond includes erroneous info

To the Editor,I write in response to the letter from Patty Jones which appeared in this space on Nov.3, 2017. I fully accept criticism as a part of th...

November 8th, 2017 |  


NC needs civil, curious leaders

NC needs civil, curious leaders

RALEIGH — If you are involved in politics and public policy in North Carolina, I have some unwelcome news: Lots of North Carolinians are dissati...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Industry’s rush for lunch caused wreck that killed 2

To the Editor,On Halloween, which is supposed to be a joyful night for children, two children, 10-year-old Reanna Clark and her 7-year-old sister, Rak...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Let’s give fair elections a shot

Let’s give fair elections a shot

The latest news from the federal courts about the unconstitutional racially gerrymandered General Assembly districts and the response to it from legis...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Lumbee should recall past when voting for their future

To the Editor,As you prepare to vote for Lumbee Tribal Council, remember what you know.Former tribal council members running to be seated again put th...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Reform would boost state incomes

Reform would boost state incomes

RALEIGH — North Carolinians would experience large gains in after-tax income under the tax-reform bill released last week in Washington, accordi...

November 6th, 2017 |  


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 |