Letter:Don’t burden Laurinburg taxpayers

To the editor:As I read the article regarding Councilman (Curtis) Leak’s statement, “I am determined to go forward with the project irrega...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Trumps offers insight of an outsider

Trumps offers insight of an outsider

If you’re serious about the need for our government to reestablish some it’s religious roots. Then read this very carefully. The so-called...

July 27th, 2016 |  


City Hall: Defend it or defund it

We get it.People do not want the city of Laurinburg to build an $11 million municipal building.The public — in groups both big and small —...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Big dollar blessing in disguise

Big dollar blessing in disguise

I never thought I would be saying this, but it dawned on me that city council’s idea of building an $11 million new city hall may be the best th...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC needs to build up excitement

For Democrats, the convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do — build exc...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Trump’s most brilliant pick

Trump’s most brilliant pick

The Republican National Convention is in full swing this week. Donald Trump will accept the party nomination following his announcement of Indiana Gov...

July 20th, 2016 |  


No-vacation mindset strains economy

If your idea of a vacation is watching a live-stream of the sun setting along the beach from an iPhone app, stand in line. Or, actually, sit behind...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Letter: There are still good people

To the editor:On a busy business day recently I left my office with several tasks to get done. I visited the bank to get cash, made a couple of stops,...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Our two great Robert Morgans

Our two great Robert Morgans

North Carolinians of my generation have been blessed with two important Robert Morgans. One is the mountain-born-and-raised and acclaimed writer who i...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Time to support police

To the editor:Now is the time to show support for our police may it be city, county or highway patrol.The men and women serving our community must kno...

July 19th, 2016 |