We can’t allow ‘peaceful fantatics’ to dictate the fate of monuments

To the Editor,In regard to Our View in the Sept. 3 newspaper, I see no reason for the Historical Commission to vote to remove Silent Sam nor any other...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


2015 law provides path forward on Confederate monuments

The front line in the impending battle between those who want Confederate monuments in North Carolina to come down and those who stand opposed is like...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Tribe gets Smithsonian showcase

Tribe gets Smithsonian showcase

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has recently made significant strides in obtaining full federal recognition for the Lumbee People. The Tribe contin...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Gambling: Fun or problem?

Gambling: Fun or problem?

What is gambling? The NC Problem Gambling Program Website states that, “Gambling — or ‘betting’ or ‘gaming’ —...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Unaffiliated voters hold key

Unaffiliated voters hold key

RALEIGH — About 30 percent of North Carolina’s 6.8 million registered voters are Republicans. So how in the world do Republicans ever win ...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Seminars assist elder planning

Seminars assist elder planning

Our population is aging; more women are at work; baby boomers are working past retirement; others are re-entering the workforce in their 50s, 60s, 70s...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Text HARVEY to 90999 and enjoy the moment

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” — Charles DickensImagine that on Oct. 9, 2016, the day after ...

August 29th, 2017 |  


We must refuse to be divided

We must refuse to be divided

Martin Niemoller, a Lutheran pastor during World War II, is famous for saying: “When they came for the Jews, I did not speak out as I was not a ...

August 29th, 2017 |  


The face of Lumbee poverty still the face of a child

To the Editor,In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and its destruction I have cause to think about the history and present living conditions of our communi...

August 29th, 2017 |  


Carolina traditions have value

Carolina traditions have value

RALEIGH — How should North Carolina be governed? The same question can be asked about any other state in America, or any other country in the wo...

August 28th, 2017 |