Members of Congress need to spend more time on Capitol Hill

Members of Congress need to spend more time on Capitol Hill

When Paul Ryan became House Speaker a few weeks ago, he made it clear that he has no intention of spending too much time in Washington. His wife and c...

December 5th, 2015 updated: December 5th, 2015. |  


Should we modify or end the Fed?

Should we modify or end the Fed?

Few institutions generate more mystery and controversy than the Federal Reserve – or the “Fed” for short. It has already become a to...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Improvements toTory Hole Parkare worthwhile

Since August 1781, Tory Hole — now located in the downtown area of Elizabethtown — has been an iconic setting, filled with stories, legend...

December 4th, 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. |  


Urban voters remain outnumbered

Commentators and academic analysts trying to make sense of North Carolina’s fascinating and ever-changing politics have been arguing lately that...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


McVicker’s first year shows solid leadership

Tuesday, Dec. 1, marks one year of leadership for Sheriff Jim McVicker in Bladen County. As an interested member of the community, I inquired regardin...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


Cheney, Rumsfeld and Chapel Hill in the Bush 41 biography

Cheney, Rumsfeld and Chapel Hill in the Bush 41 biography

“Were you surprised that so much of the public attention to your book has been focused on President George H.W. Bush’s unflattering commen...

November 30th, 2015 |  


Thanks for all the support

The members of The Old Trinity Committee and congregation of Trinity United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown would like to give a special thanks to t...

November 30th, 2015 |  


Read income data carefully

Read income data carefully

Over the past 12 months, North Carolina has experienced faster income growth than the rest of the country, regardless of whether the measure is averag...

November 30th, 2015 |  


Election experiment to begin

Election experiment to begin

North Carolina is about to run a political experiment. You and other potential voters will determine its outcome.The state has traditionally held May ...

November 28th, 2015 |