What’s the future of retail buying?

What’s the future of retail buying?

As 2018 kicks off, there’s good news and bad news for retail sellers. The good news is that consumers opened their pockets wider for the Christm...

January 19th, 2018 |  


The good, badfrom the pastseveral days

Sometimes there are just too many things happening to focus on just one topic here. So today we are giving snippets of thoughts on a wide variety of t...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Still some concerns with county commissioners

I have mixed emotions about the Bladen County commissioners’ meeting that I attended Tuesday night.On one hand, I must compliment the commission...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Partisan politics of destruction

Partisan politics of destruction

Senate Democrats have been indignantly sounding the alarm that President Trump represents a threat to the independence of the judicial branch. They ar...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Drilling benefits exceed costs

Drilling benefits exceed costs

If energy companies respond to the Interior Department’s recently announced process for pursuing oil and gas exploration off the North Carolina ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Is liberalism a mental disorder?

I’d like your thoughts on this (but) liberals need not respond … I know your views.Morals and integrity have made a 180-degree turn in jus...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Resurrection ofhistorical societymight be an asset

The Bladen County Historical Society, pretty much defunct for more than two years now, is looking to make a fresh start.Lewis Smith, a local historian...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Talent pipeline is the key

Talent pipeline is the key

That we did not secure the new Toyota-Mazda facility and those 4,000 jobs was bad news. North Carolina put forth a strong, bipartisan effort to woo th...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Understanding GenX better

After listening to information from state officials at several meetings about GenX and an explanation about chemical compounds, I now have a better un...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Rare illegal ballots still matter

Rare illegal ballots still matter

President Donald Trump’s claims about voter fraud are preposterous. No credible evidence suggests that millions of people cast illegal ballots, ...

January 10th, 2018 |