Opinion

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 11:57 PM

Editorial: Sounding an alarm to assist

Mother Nature is tough, and two major fundraisers this summer have felt the wrath. But we can help.


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

Letter: He’ll be hard to replace


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Letter: Saluting Lt. Robinson


Aug. 02, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Letter: Appearances, intent questioned


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 11:25 PM

Editorial: Opportunity for unique strategies

Several organizations and churches are teaming up to provide back to school assistance to children in the coming weeks.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Editorial: Increasing the decibels of reason

Congratulations to Democratic Sen. Angela Bryant and a sizable number of Republican senators. They stepped forward for everyone in our community Wednesday, speaking loudly with their support in the name of government transparency.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

Editorial: Responsible decisions demanded

Americans are now making decisions on the value, or lack thereof, of the family home. Increasingly, children are in crisis situations that will define their future, and in some cases rob them of it.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:25 PM

Editorial: Convenient political choices

Convenience of the argument, a longtime tradition particularly among politicians, has paid a visit to a midterm Senate hopeful and a possible gubernatorial candidate. North Carolina’s voters have already spoken on same-sex marriage and could do so again. Their choice — whether convenient or big picture view — will be interesting.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

Editorial: Good deal sounds an alarm

Monday’s deal to help fix the Department of Veterans Affairs should send an alarming signal to lawmakers at the local, state and federal levels. Know if programs are working because if they become broken, the price is heavy.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 11:55 PM

Editorial: Successful planning, direction

Starting a project from scratch or somewhere awful close to it can be scary, challenging and frustrating. Its rewards can go beyond imagination. Or, quite often, reset someone’s imagination.