Robesonian- RSS OPINION Feed http://robesonian.com/section/OPINION http://robesonian.com/section/OPINION Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:48:35 EST 1800 Another way at UNC http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50547813/Another-way-at-UNC The long anticipated report on the academic scandal at the University of North Carolina, which was made public on Wednesday, determined that the fraud was more extensive and went on for a longer period time than previous investigations... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:52:06 EST Race shows advertising works http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50547888/Race-shows-advertising-works RALEIGH — I know my editors will appreciate it, but I promise I'm not pandering when I say this: Advertising gets results. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:54:06 EST In Robeson, the nightmare was on Yedda Road http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50542934/In-Robeson-the-nightmare-was-on-Yedda-Road Just when we thought that violence in Robeson County could not get any worse, it did.Or almost did. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:39:07 EST Hammonds, as an ex-trooper, is well qualifed to be sheriff http://robesonian.com/news/letters-opinon/50543621/Hammonds-as-an-ex-trooper-is-well-qualifed-to-be-sheriff To the Editor, Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:05:12 EST The changing faces of voter fraud http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50540482/The-changing-faces-of-voter-fraud Both Republican and Democratic Parties officially condemn voter fraud. Aside from disagreeing with what constitutes fraud and how to combat the practice, its otherwise a bipartisan concern. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:07 EST With McIntyre, a ‘least’ approach most appreciated http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50535232/With-McIntyre-a-least-approach-most-appreciated We will have more to say about Mike McIntyre's nine terms in Congress when he exits as the 7th District representative for North Carolina early next year, but now seems an appropriate time to give a nod to the Lumberton native about the way he... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:14:08 EST Old Main will a remain part of UNCP’s logo http://robesonian.com/news/letters/50528460/Old-Main-will-a-remain-part-of-UNCPs-logo To the Editor, Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:52:09 EST UNCP alumni encouraged to return, enjoy Homecoming http://robesonian.com/news/letters/50519362/UNCP-alumni-encouraged-to-return-enjoy-Homecoming To the Editor, Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:37:07 EST Fitzsimon’s analysis flawed, doesn’t factor in outcomes http://robesonian.com/news/letters-opinon/50526358/Fitzsimons-analysis-flawed-doesnt-factor-in-outcomes To the Editor, Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:54:07 EST The constant in NC is change http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50526434/The-constant-in-NC-is-change RALEIGH — In 1925, advertising executive and future Congressman Bruce Barton wrote the book that made his national reputation, “The Man Nobody Knows.” In it, he imagined what Jesus Christ would be like if he resided in the modern... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:38:10 EST Book ‘Em blog connects authors with fans http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50505351/Book-Em-blog-connects-authors-with-fans While some people associate Book 'Em North Carolina with a one-day event that takes place each February, others know that Book 'Em labors year-round to get people interested in reading. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:56:09 EST CJ denied information on stimulus deal http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns/50515178/CJ-denied-information-on-stimulus-deal RALEIGH — After first agreeing to allow Carolina Journal to inspect the documents relating to a taxpayer-funded U.S. Department of Agriculture energy grant to a company owned by family members of U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, the USDA Rural Development... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:14:12 EST End favoritism for utility bills in Red Springs http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50519443/End-favoritism-for-utility-bills-in-Red-Springs There is a lot of finger-pointing in Red Springs regarding an unpaid electric bill of more than $27,000 by Flora Macdonald Academy, a private school with a long and rich history in that community. Folks are asking who knew what, and when did they know... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:03:07 EST US too slow on Ebola threat http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50519367/US-too-slow-on-Ebola-threat In the last few weeks, the tragic Ebola epidemic in West Africa has hit home as we've witnessed the first death and transmissions in America. Additionally, news that the second health care worker to contract the disease was able to board a... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:12:09 EST 2 more NC education woes http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50513795/2-more-NC-education-woes You have to give folks on the Right credit for one thing this election season. They are going all out to mislead people in North Carolina about the damage done to public education by the General Assembly in the last four years. And they are not... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:59:04 EST Vote for Democrats to support education http://robesonian.com/news/letters-opinon/50511690/Vote-for-Democrats-to-support-education To the Editor, Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:29:09 EST Sheriff’s official says work caused absence from forum http://robesonian.com/news/letters-opinon/50506901/Sheriffs-official-says-work-caused-absence-from-forum To the Editor,After reading an article by Mr. Bob Shiles titled “Candidates Make Pitch” in Thursday's The Robesonian, I feel it necessary to answer why I was not present at the candidates forum. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:17:06 EST Questions swirl in hanging death of Bladen teen http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50506736/Questions-swirl-in-hanging-death-of-Bladen-teen The details of the death of a teenager in Bladen County were late to emerge through local media because law enforcement is reluctant to release details on suspected suicides and news organizations typically don't reports suicides, especially... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:17:07 EST Woman complains about treatment at local hospital http://robesonian.com/news/letters/50505423/Woman-complains-about-treatment-at-local-hospital To the Editor,I had a bad day at Southeastern Regional Medical Center on Sept. 22. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:58:05 EST Stimulus story reveals much http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns/50505425/Stimulus-story-reveals-much RALEIGH — In the homestretch of the Senate race between incumbent Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Tillis, the disclosure that Hagan's family profited from the 2009 stimulus package she voted for has drawn a great deal of... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:53:10 EST