Don’t want to be an underdog, then you should think for yourself

Editor:When it comes to the ruling from the 9th Circuit Court to reinstate the “law” on illegal immigrants, a promise our president ran hi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


A tribute to J.C. Moore

Editor:From 1965 to 1968 I saw a lot of basketball when I served as the scorer (bookkeeper) of the Charles E Perry Raider’s High School, and som...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Thanks to ‘caring people’

To the Editor:Our group, “The Prayer Connection,” is a local Christian group which was started 17 years ago by the founders, Ms. Eloise Br...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Johnson touched the hearts of many

Dear Editor:The morning of Dec. 8 was a day of shock and grief as we arrived at the college (Sampson Community College) to learn of the untimely death...

December 14th, 2016 updated: December 14th, 2016. |  


Scholarships can change lives

Editor:Regardless of our views on Election 2016, we can surely agree on this: All children deserve a quality education. But we must do more to make su...

December 8th, 2016 |  


City should fix our theater

Editor,I am excited that people are able to visit our downtown area which has improved greatly over the past couple of years. However, I am not happy ...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Are you a regular person?

Times are changing, rapidly. For example, I used to think I was just a regular person. I was born white and my best childhood friend was born black. B...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


A president that will unify, not divide

Editor:“He gave us inspiration and hope. We gave him our trust, our love, and we gave him our vote.”American people, representing all race...

November 16th, 2016 updated: November 16th, 2016. |  


Math really does matter

Editor:Every year for the last 12-14-years, the United States has exceeded $500 billion in trade deficit. If this course continues, the US system will...

November 4th, 2016 updated: November 4th, 2016. |  


Commissioners should do the right thing

Dear Editor,I am writing in response to the article “Hobbton Track Funding Denied” published Oct. 5, 2016. It is absolutely ridiculous tha...

October 9th, 2016 updated: October 14th, 2016. |