Opinion

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?”


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 11:25 PM

Editorial: Depression awareness increases

Realizing the difference between emotions of the moment and a deeper depression can be the difference in life and death.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 11:10 PM

Editorial: First, be a great newspaper

We are one of Henderson’s oldest businesses, still committed, as we have been each year since 1914 to being the best source of news and information for the area. This is our readers’ newspaper.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 11:58 PM

Editorial: Choosing leadership intelligently

Commissioners have a tremendous challenge ahead of them. Our poverty status, changing landscape of education and stalled growth economically will impact the pool of candidates from which to choose a successor.