N.C. schools ranked No. 7

N.C. schools ranked No. 7

North Carolina’s public schools are currently producing better results than you might think, according to a recent analysis of independent testi...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Black boycottof Oscars justhypocritical

So those people of color who are involved with the entertainment industry are upset with the Academy Awards nomination process because, they feel, the...

February 12th, 2016 |  


A response to Rev. Thurman B. Everett

My eyes could not believe what a man of God had to say about one particular candidate running for the office of the president of the United States, th...

February 11th, 2016 |  


N.C. cuts save taxpayers billions

N.C. cuts save taxpayers billions

Here’s a statement that North Carolinians of all political stripes can agree is a fact: Gov. Pat McCrory and the legislature have enacted the la...

February 10th, 2016 |  


State’s DEQ action far too late

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s action on Dan River (Tuesday) is three years too late. For years, DEQ has known of the risk...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Prayer beforemeetings arein our fabric

In Bladen County, almost every meeting — civic, government or community — is opened with a prayer. It’s been that way for … we...

February 9th, 2016 |  


In support of Ben Carson

This is a call to those who believe it is time for a renewal of moral values in this country.In order to begin this difficult process, we must elect l...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Please support the Connect NC Bond

As a long-time Elizabethtown resident and community advocate, I am excited for our county to have the opportunity to vote for the Connect NC Bond on M...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Richard Burr’s level of arrogance

As one of Richard Burr’s opponents in the March 15 Republican U.S. Senate primary, I consider his refusal to debate me because I don’t hav...

February 8th, 2016 |  


How Republican is North Carolina?

How Republican is North Carolina?

How Republican is North Carolina? My answer is 63.I realize this number has no meaning to you right now. I’ll explain it. For starters, I’...

February 8th, 2016 |