Can pro sports spur economy?

Can pro sports spur economy?

Anyone visiting my home office immediately knows something obvious about me. The multitude of red baseball hats shows I’m a big Cincinnati Reds ...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Returning keyless from Vegas

Returning keyless from Vegas

What’s the first thing you do when you suddenly realize you’ve lot your wallet or pocketbook or keys?Panic?If that’s the case, there...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Jobs for the 21st century

Jobs for the 21st century

Did you know there are currently more than 6 million job openings nationwide? That’s the highest level since Washington started tracking this da...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Reasons forphotographsvery weak

A photograph might be worth 1,000 words, but for the second time in two weeks, it was numerous words that surrounded if a decision on whether a photog...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |