Opinion

Apr. 27, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

Letter to the editor, April 28

Protect the environment

 


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

Pitts: What's partisan about fact?

"Obama is a Muslim," it said. "That is a FACT."


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Finding ways to feed hungry kids

About 26.2 percent of Warren County’s population lives in poverty. The rate is about 28 percent in Vance County, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

Wykle: Changes in store at Dispatch

Anyone who has asked me about the future of newspapers has heard me preach the importance of being hyperlocal.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

GOOD NEWS & GOOD NEIGHBORS: Award-winning work

It’s nice when dedicated people receive recognition for their efforts.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 02:07 PM

Letter to the editor, April 25

Welcome to new pastor


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Inscoe: Clarifying Inter-basin transfer and why we need it

Please allow me this opportunity to clarify several key points regarding the Kerr Lake Regional Water System’s pending Interbasin Transfer (IBT) Certificate application.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:07 AM

Walden: Differences in states' economic recoveries

The economic world doesn’t treat everyone and everything equally. We clearly see this in the ongoing debates about income inequality, CEO pay, the minimum wage and taxes. Another way we see this is in economic geography. For example, in North Carolina, for several decades we have watched urban counties adding jobs and incomes at a much higher rate than rural counties.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Fitzsimon: Rigged redistricting game reminder

The past few weeks have made clear again what government reform advocates have said for almost 30 years in North Carolina. Politicians should not be allowed to choose their voters, to draw their own districts for election to anything, Congress, the General Assembly, or city council.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Hood: Please raise this tax

Never let it be said that I am against all tax increases. Please raise the tax on state and local government bonds — immediately.