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 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

Gov. Roy Cooper delivered a well-aimed veto.“We need less politics in the courtroom, not more,” he said in rejecting House Bill 100, which...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Laurinburg-Maxton Airport ready to soar

Let me begin by reminding you of the history of Laurinburg-Maxton Airport. It was originally developed as an Army base and was the world’s large...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Diane Rehm: Dealing with her husband’s death

Diane Rehm: Dealing with her husband’s death

Diane Rehm’s scheduled visit to Elon University on April 6 is reminding fans of her public radio program how much they miss her since her retire...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Unapologetic gratitude to Scotland educators

There are very few trades that one choose to take up where your main focus is to teach those who will succeed in life while you stand idle to train th...

March 21st, 2017 |