Opinion

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

Editorial: Conflict wrecking our world

Watching different areas of our community rally together strengthens belief for a bright future. In various areas, school children are getting assistance, security in residential areas has drawn attention, and our nonprofits are being remembered and aided. That’s just a little of a community that is binding together.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 11:37 PM

Editorial: Be smart getting education

Many students have already, or will soon, be leaving us for college campuses. Several entities, including the Better Business Bureau and the state attorney general’s office, have issued tips in the past to help students avoid scammers. They are worth another mention.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 11:28 PM

Editorial: Protection will answer questions

Gov. Pat McCrory made a mistake. It wasn’t his first, likely won’t be his last, and keeps him in the company of many North Carolinians. We all make mistakes.


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 11:55 PM

Editorial: Enhance community attractions

McGregor Hall will help us, not save us. It’s another attraction in the tourism industry. We’ll then have major indoor and outdoor entertainment. It is time to add supplemental parts to each attraction.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Letter: Remembering a true friend


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

Letter: Legislation suggestion


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 11:19 PM

Letter: Many children helped


Aug. 15, 2014 @ 11:35 PM

Editorial: Good move despite tardiness

This past Monday, the county school board gave the go-ahead for panic buttons in our schools. Although long overdue, the move is appreciated no less.


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Editorial: Constitution should be followed

The pen and phone approach isn’t good for America. Constructive dialogue is recommended.


Aug. 13, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

Editorial: Quitters can’t be trusted

North Carolinians heading to the polls this year — and any other for that matter — have a 21st century question to ask the politicians wanting their votes. And it is a question they should not have to be asking. “Are you going to quit?”