Letter: Laurinburg playing tricks

To the editor:The city council, and probably the chamber of commerce, would rather die than admit they were performing one of the dirtiest tricks on t...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Canada is no U.S. clone

Canada is no U.S. clone

WINNIPEG — Although most believe Canada and the United States are practically the same, my quick trip back to my homeland has reinforced the fac...

August 28th, 2016 |  


My little sister got married

My little sister got married

LAURINBURG — While most people were still fast asleep on Saturday morning Justin and I jumped in the car — after just five hours of sleep ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg’s new McCity Hall

Laurinburg’s new McCity Hall

Today’s column is about, you guessed it, the new City Hall that city council still hopes to build. Although it may seem to many, and even to mys...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Fear is often best political weapon

Fear is often best political weapon

One of the oldest and most effective weapons used in political battles is the “fear factor.”Without a doubt when you confront a political ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Letter: Laurinburg mayor’s solution too simple

To the editor:In his recent column, Mayor Matthew Block does what politicians so often do, take a complex problem and propose a simplistic solution.Fi...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Amazing local cure for economic development

Amazing local cure for economic development

Last week, the latest NC unemployment figures were released. Scotland County ranked highest in the state. Out of 100 counties, we are “that̶...

August 9th, 2016 |  


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 |