Scotland County Parks and Rec springs into action

Scotland County Parks and Rec springs into action

Spring has sprung and the fun has begun for Scotland County Parks and Recreation. With lots of creative and fun activities planned we encourage you to...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Small towns and independent thinkers

Small towns and independent thinkers

“I have to vote to break a tie on town council’s votes all the time,” the mayor of a small North Carolina mountain town told a frien...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg downtown garden helps plant love of art

Laurinburg downtown garden helps plant love of art

I have seen a recent article in The Laurinburg Exchange that took a pretty grim view of sculpture that was recently added to the downtown sculpture ga...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Mayor Block has a point

To the editor:I like to begin my letter with the closing words Robert C. Currie always uses when he writes to The Laurinburg Exchange, “Think ab...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Mayor column: Why the incivility by civic leaders?

Mayor column: Why the incivility by civic leaders?

I had been planning on writing this column on part 2 of “The School Floor Explained.”That is, until I was attacked from all angles since m...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Tax reform back on deck

Tax reform back on deck

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s economy continues to expand at a relatively rapid pace. Over the last year, for example, our gross domestic pro...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Time for Medicaid to be fixed

Time for Medicaid to be fixed

Should the federal government treat able-bodied adults better than the disabled or elderly?When President Lyndon B. Johnson first signed Medicaid into...

March 24th, 2017 |  


The March 17th page 4A editorial from the Wilson Daily Journal was titled “Flag calls for debate, not censorship.” I disagree; debate betw...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Enough with the tax cuts

Enough with the tax cuts

Two weeks ago a group of state Senate leaders unveiled a plan to raise principal pay in North Carolina and raise funds for school construction in rura...

March 24th, 2017 |  


An alarm for the coming Day of the Lord

The second chapter of Joel begins with the prophet telling the watchmen on the walls to blow the trumpets and sound the alarm signaling the coming day...

March 24th, 2017 |