Let boys beboys, andgirls be girls

Last week’s decision and announcement that the Boy Scouts of America would begin allowing memberships to girls sent shockwaves throughout the co...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Boost facility funding from lottery

Boost facility funding from lottery

State Sen. Rick Horner can quip with the best of them. During a recent debate about school construction needs in North Carolina, the Wilson County law...

October 16th, 2017 |  


What a legacy of love and caring

“I wish everyone could have a blanket to keep warm.”I appreciate The Bladen Journal taking on this mission. What a legacy they are continu...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Should we worry about monopolies?

Should we worry about monopolies?

One of my favorite games as a child was Monopoly. On a Saturday morning my mother would announce, “tonight is Monopoly night.” That evenin...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Jones, Cowboyshave exactlythe right idea

It’s good to see, through all of the murkiness of disrespect being performed by NFL players under the guise of “protest,” there is e...

October 13th, 2017 |  


What does tax fairness mean?

What does tax fairness mean?

Back when I used to commission regular surveys of North Carolina voters, one of my favorite questions had to do with tax fairness.The wording varied o...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Another way to kill mosquitoes

I keep hearing on television about different chemicals that will kill mosquitoes. I would like people to know that there is a way to kill mosquitoes w...

October 10th, 2017 |  


A response to recent opinion

Reading your editorial page on Oct. 3, I continue to try and make sense of some of the remarks.Being a product of the 1940s and growing up and schoole...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Touting better gun control

The second amendment of the United States Constitution states: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the r...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Ballot changes should be welcome

Ballot changes should be welcome

Democrats, progressive activists, and left-leaning editorialists haven’t liked past ideas from Republicans to change the way North Carolina̵...

October 9th, 2017 |