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 |  


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 |