Rumba raises $10,000 that will help with Matthew recovery

To the Editor,On behalf of Robeson Road runners, I would like to thank all of the sponsors and participants in our annual Rumba on the Lumber festivit...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Agency mergers bring benefits

Agency mergers bring benefits

RALEIGH — The past six years have brought significant change in North Carolina government and policy. Conservatives tend to like the budget rest...

May 8th, 2017 |  


GOP keeps promise on ACA

GOP keeps promise on ACA

Seven years ago, President Obama and fellow Democrats mounted a government takeover of health care. The results have been disastrous. Premiums and ded...

May 6th, 2017 |  


County roles the dice with new EMS biller

We would put an action by the Robeson County Board of Commissioners during its April 17 meeting under the category of “Things that make you go h...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Comments betray GOP’s intent

Comments betray GOP’s intent

The battle in Washington over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has taken a revealing turn in the last few days with members of the Nort...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Republican chairman overlooks his own hypocrisy

To the Editor,Regarding Phillip Stephens’s latest column, the “conservative message,” Mr. Stephens, the chairman of the county Repub...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Left tries to stifle free speech

Left tries to stifle free speech

Milo Yianopoulos would have spoken to only about 200 people when initially invited to Berkeley recently. But rioters succeeded in getting Milo banned ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


All swing voters not alike

All swing voters not alike

RALEIGH — Sports analogies are overused in political analysis, I admit. But for some purposes, there’s no better description than the exam...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Legislation provides a path for new schools

There’s reason to believe that legislation that was required for state money to be used for school construction would have gotten through the Ge...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Tillis’ office ready to serve

Tillis’ office ready to serve

If you’ve ever had to deal with a federal department or agency, you probably know firsthand that the government doesn’t exactly place a pr...

May 2nd, 2017 |