Holiday blues

Now that the 2015 Christmas holiday season is history, I’d like to express my feelings and beliefs on what is becoming an annual trend in this c...

January 15th, 2016 |  


Common Core is communist indoctrination

The teaching of Common Core is just another reason to remove your children from the public school system and demand that your representatives abolish ...

January 13th, 2016 updated: January 13th, 2016. |  


Town tables pay for police officers

BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Board of Commissioners decided to table a discussion on adjusting the salary for police officers at its regular meet...

January 12th, 2016 |  


Book aimed at stopping abuse

My wife Claudia and I have been married for 31 years. Before she met me she was married for 12 years to an abusive alcoholic. She found the opportunit...

December 25th, 2015 |  


Former editor recalls Empty Stocking’s start

My wife, who works in an office for one of the state agencies, noticed your editorial last week on the Empty Stocking Fund completing another season o...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Heartfelt thanks for Empty Stocking Fund assistance

Thank you SO MUCH for calling recently about the Empty Stocking Fund gift certificates to Leinwand’s!I called Ms. Esters, principal at Tar Heel ...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Pastor to miss his Santa Claus

Christmas in Southeastern North Carolina will be a bit different this year, not because of the unseasonably warm temperatures, but because of the abse...

December 21st, 2015 |  


More gun control isn’t needed

Your “Our View” in the Dec. 8 edition calls once again for some type of unspecified gun control to stop the madness occurring all too freq...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Gun control: Here we go again

Somewhere along the line these knee-jerk calls for gun control have got to stop. What we really need is enforcement of the gun control laws we have in...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Thanks to Elizabethtown Police Department

In the last several months, the Elizabethtown Police Department has done an excellent job in working with our office on security related items.They ha...

December 3rd, 2015 updated: December 3rd, 2015. |