Medicaid work rules are needed

Medicaid work rules are needed

RALEIGH — If government gives you a cash handout or a “free” service and you are capable of working, studying, or providing service ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Sam’s Club’s closing opens door for next opportunity

When news broke on Thursday that the Sam’s Club in Lumberton would be closing, possibly putting as many as 150 people in the unemployment line, ...

January 13th, 2018 updated: January 13th, 2018. |  


Independent panel needed to draw new district maps

The General Assembly, which is controlled by Republicans, has a little less than two weeks to redraw maps that are used to elect U.S. House of Represe...

January 10th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Brooks leaves amazing legacy of achievement

Martin Brooks was born in 1929 in Detroit, not in the Jim Crow South where he spent most of his life, but a part of America that also was not a welcom...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |  


Couple who had flat while on I-95 find friends in Fairmont

To the Editor,In November, my wife and I were returning to Cape Cod, Mass., after attending a reunion at Patriots Point, S.C, of the submarine crew wh...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |  


All eyes turn soon toward Southside-Ashpole

We have rarely — perhaps never — assembled the following collection of words in this order, but we will today: We expect the Board of Educ...

January 7th, 2018 updated: January 7th, 2018. |  


Schools slow in delivering need-to-know information

Social media was on fire Tuesday night with angry moms raging against the Public Schools of Robeson County because their youngins’ school had pr...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Friday forum key step in ISD process

An oversized reason that we have supported the idea of Southside-Ashpole Elementary School being the guinea pig for the Innovative School District is ...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Top stories from 2017 still being written

If we were to assign a letter grade to the year that ends today, it would be an I, as in Incomplete.So many of the stories that made huge headlines du...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Trump’s Year 1: Not too bad

Trump’s Year 1: Not too bad

How did the Trump administration do in the first year of making America great again? For supporters, no explanation is needed. For those who do not su...

December 29th, 2017 |