Golden LEAF steps up to Matthew

Golden LEAF steps up to Matthew

Last Oct. 9, 2016, I arrived at the Golden LEAF Foundation offices on the banks of the Stoney Creek, a major tributary of the Tar River in Rocky Mount...

October 10th, 2017 |  


A year after Matthew, Robeson remains resolute

The one-year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew’s devastation of Robeson County is either today or yesterday, depending on how you want to measure...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Fight continues for the unborn

Fight continues for the unborn

Did you know the United States, China, and North Korea are among just seven nations which permit elective, late-term abortions?Our nation suffers an e...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Top court not party bound

Top court not party bound

The N.C. Supreme Court handed down twice as many 4-3 decisions Friday as it had during the rest of the year. Yet it would be a mistake to jump to the ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Duke Energy line technician reflects on Matthew recovery

To the Editor,Growing up in Rowland, I have seen my fair share of hurricanes and tropical storms. There are a few names that I will never forget ̵...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Judicial map plan wouldn’t benefit Robeson County

Today’s quick quiz: How do you take the county that ranks No. 1 in North Carolina in crime, both violent and property, and make it even more dan...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Duke’s decision to recycle coal ash helps with PR problem

If Christine Ellis and Mac Legerton are pleased with a decision by Duke Energy concerning coal-ash disposal, then so are we.Ellis, of the South Caroli...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Now the time to prepare in case Irma visits

When there is one approaching, we have often used this space to warn readers that the best way to survive a hurricane is to prepare in advance for the...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Reminders of an immoral past

Reminders of an immoral past

We all sometimes need to be reminded that opinions are merely personal views that each of us has formed. Too often those opinions are not based on fac...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Rules limp off into the sunset

Rules limp off into the sunset

RALEIGH — North Carolina is a national leader in conservative reform of state governance — a fact that, as you might expect, pleases conse...

September 4th, 2017 |