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 |  


Nope, not going ‘out there’

Nope, not going ‘out there’

It was something like 40, maybe 50 years ago when the local department store in Endwell, N.Y., announced that it would stay open until midnight on Chr...

November 27th, 2015 |  


Black Friday’screep determinedby dollars, cents

As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.R...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Our holiday longing for home

Our holiday longing for home

“There is something about the holidays,” says Chapel Hill minister Bob Dunham, “that stirs memories and longing for home.“Even...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Religious terrorism?

I am continually hearing and reading about an Islamic state and Islamic terrorism. Unfortunately, too many American citizens have fallen into two rhet...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Office should review contracts

Office should review contracts

Two recent media reports have cast a spotlight on the potential “pay to play” problem with government contractors who are also donors to p...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


The happiness of Thanksgiving

The happiness of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.Why? One reason is that it is one of the very few days we have saved just for families and friends. We have done a...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Pipeline or storyline?

I am reading and hearing much criticism of the decision not to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. At 4:45 p.m. on Nov. 17, I heard a conservative radio h...

November 20th, 2015 |