Attawaytogos,Bronx cheerspassed along

Government entities throughout Bladen County find themselves in the annual position of having to make decisions based on the fact that budgets are sta...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Evaluating President Trump’s first 100 days

Evaluating President Trump’s first 100 days

Saturday is the 100th day of President Trump’s Administration, and by any quantitative account, it has been one of the most productive first 100...

April 27th, 2017 |  


GOP hypocrisy over Obamacare

On March 6, I attended a Town Hall meeting held by 7th District Congressman David Rouzer, a Republican. I am a resident of the 9th District, but Rep. ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Caution needed on state budget

Caution needed on state budget

While North Carolina legislators and Gov. Roy Cooper haven’t yet received the report on state income taxes paid or refunded by the April deadlin...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Writer urges folks to attend forums

The Board of Education’s community forum meeting for the consolidation of Clarkton School of Discovery and Booker T. Washington is scheduled for...

April 25th, 2017 |  


A brokensystem is… too bad

It seems if you want something in Washington to disappear these days, all it takes is finding a way to attach it to former President Barack Obama.Alth...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Seniors in nursing homes are at risk of sexual assault

Seniors in nursing homes are at risk of sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to shed light on a subject that, for most people, might conjure up images of college students at alcoh...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Building a smarter energy future for North Carolina

Building a smarter energy future for North Carolina

One of the most vital choices we face as a state today is what kind of North Carolina do we want to live in, what future will we build together, and w...

April 24th, 2017 |  


State spending doesn’t boost growth

State spending doesn’t boost growth

There are just as many fads in politics as there is in other fields of human endeavor, from entertainment to home remedies. Speaking of which, a curre...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Dangers of the blame game

Dangers of the blame game

Reactions to the so-called repeal of HB2 show one reason why Democrats are already in trouble for the 2018 and 2020 elections. They had hoped this yea...

April 24th, 2017 |