Supporting our American jobs

Supporting our American jobs

North Carolina lost 400,000 manufacturing jobs between 2001 and 2015, or nearly 50 percent. As I travel the 9th Congressional District, I regularly pa...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Why can’t we get the economy just right?

Why can’t we get the economy just right?

My wife is a great cook, and she makes fabulous varieties of soups. My favorite is her lentil soup. It’s both tasty and healthy!Sometimes my wif...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Solar farmproposal isa good one

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to ask the town of Elizabethtown to reconsider its refusal to move property along M&M Str...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Municipal election problems a mixed bag

The question keeps being brought up as to why is there not enough local candidates so there are challengers for those currently in office? The answer ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Eastpointe disappointed with decision

Eastpointe is disappointed to learn that the Columbus County commissioners have decided to pursue disengagement.We were not afforded the opportunity f...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Politics, religion always mix

Politics, religion always mix

William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and a key orchestrator of protests against Republicans in the Tar Heel State, is ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Rebuilding ournation’s safetyis paramount

Today’s “Our View” will give you a majority of Congressman Robert Pittenger’s weekly column, which can be found at www.bladenj...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Close partisan divide will persist

Close partisan divide will persist

Whether you are a North Carolina Democrat who dreams of recapturing your party’s longtime control of the state legislature or a North Carolina R...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Making America safe again

Making America safe again

Did you know only 50 percent of U.S. Air Force planes are combat ready?That’s not all. Only 50 percent of Marine Corps and Navy training equipme...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Ekeblad gaveus gluten-freebaking, vodka

Ekeblad gaveus gluten-freebaking, vodka

A belated birthday to Eva Ekeblad. On Monday, she turned 293 years old.Those who are Celiacs or simply think gluten-free foods are healthier, as well ...

July 14th, 2017 |