Rhetoric and reality of teacher pay

Rhetoric and reality of teacher pay

There is some good news in Raleigh these days for teachers. The state’s top political figures are currently arguing about who is more committed ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Stuck between a rock and a hard place

Stuck between a rock and a hard place

As buzzwords go, “authenticity” is one of the more mysterious ones. And the quest for it has led American businesses to the spot where the...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Public meetings

Wagram Town BoardMeets first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Wagram town hall.East Laurinburg Board of CommissionersMeets the first Tuesday o...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Our View: Helping those in need always terrific bargain

Have you thanked a volunteer today?You need to because your gratitude is their pay.You have a chance to both thank and help volunteers at the Scotland...

February 24th, 2017 |  


St. Andrews thrives on a two-way street

Whether it’s setting a positive example for middle schoolers or supporting a local nonprofit, St. Andrews employees are often giving their time and ...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Let’s foster business growth

Let’s foster business growth

RALEIGH — In today’s highly polarized climate, can we get our politicians to agree anything? Well, I can think of at least proposition tha...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

If you watched President Donald Trump’s most recent news conference, you may have reached a point midway through when you thought: “That&#...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Yes, the press is the enemy — of secrecy

TAR HEEL VIEW: Yes, the press is the enemy — of secrecy

How should the press respond to President Donald Trump’s claim that “the fake news media” are “the enemy of the American peopl...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter: Let’s all slow down

To the editor:Recently, how many times have you heard or asked yourself – “I’m so busy I can hardly have a moment to myself to do wh...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Keep the dream alive

Keep the dream alive

In this month we recognize what is known as Black History month. And being that it is such, I want to talk about a dream. Community, it is alright to ...

February 20th, 2017 |