Opioid abusegets county’sfull attention

Drug overdoses are now the leading killer of Americans under the age of 50, driven largely by the opioid epidemic that is ravaging every nook and cran...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Cooper should veto this bill

Just before the General Assembly adjourned on June 30, the consumer loan industry won a prize piece of legislation from legislators who have benefited...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Exaggeration won’t stop school choice

Exaggeration won’t stop school choice

During the 2016-17 academic year, nearly one out of five North Carolina children were educated in settings other than district-run public schools. In ...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Cooper’s vetoaids newspapers,protects us all

It is no secret that the newspaper industry, still uncomfortable with the Internet all these years later, is struggling, but if it should have a last ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Shrinking government takes courage

Shrinking government takes courage

For decades, the modern conservative movement, and Republicans as an increasingly conservative party, dedicated themselves to the proposition that gov...

July 24th, 2017 |  


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 |