Budget builds on conservative success

Budget builds on conservative success

North Carolina House and Senate leaders have just fashioned a compromise budget for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 fiscal years. The deal includes sizable pa...

June 21st, 2017 |  


New budget was a challenge

New budget was a challenge

The development of the fiscal year 2017-18 Bladen County budget has been a challenging process, requiring a great deal of thought and consideration by...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Discussion isneeded aboutdepression

In the days before the internet — yes, there were such dark, lonely times — the way to draw attention to something was on afternoon talk s...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Is this really fake news?

Are you hearing the rhetoric that our nation’s news media is anti-American, dishonest, and reporting “fake news?” Are you hearing in...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Midterm spread favors the Democrats

Midterm spread favors the Democrats

It would be very surprising if North Carolina Democrats didn’t make significant gains in the next election for General Assembly — whenever...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Cooper playing politics with opioids

After attending the first meeting of President Trump’s opioid crisis commission, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper attempted to score political poi...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Overall respect is needed

Overall respect is needed

In Isaiah 1:18, the LORD says, “Come now, and let us reason together.” Unfortunately, we’ve seen far too little of this wisdom appli...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Disappointment in vote over photo

I want to applaud, commend and give my heartfelt admiration to the four Bladen County commissioners in standing who and doing their job in defending t...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Attawaytogoto the John L.Foye drill team

Take a moment and dream. Four years ago, Bladen Community College applied for and was granted Division I athletic status. And just a few months ago, t...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Voter ID will likely return

Voter ID will likely return

Although recent court decisions might lead you to think otherwise, North Carolina voters are probably going to have to present photo identification to...

June 12th, 2017 |