Laurinburg Council crosses the line

Laurinburg Council crosses the line

With City Council’s recent decision to take the next step forward with their plans to demolish the current City Hall and build a multimillion ne...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Let’s talk about mental health

Let’s talk about mental health

Emotions are part of life.All humans experience sadness, nervousness, happiness, excitement, and a variety of other feelings. If you are fortunate, yo...

May 19th, 2016 |  


The power of a few words

The power of a few words

Graduation season is upon us. It’s that time of year in which students dress up in long robes and wear flat-top hats, waiting to hear their name...

May 13th, 2016 |  


School consolidation bad idea

School consolidation bad idea

I have been reading with interest the school board’s consolidation plan. Here is a quick summary. Last year, the school board closed Washington ...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Why grass won’t grow in shade

Why grass won’t grow in shade

Now that the grass is greening up and summer is almost upon us, many people notice that their grass isn’t growing in the shady parts of the yard...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


A win-win situation in Christ

A win-win situation in Christ

It’s good to be in a position where you can’t lose, where regardless of the outcome you come up a winner.The only way that this can happen...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Great moments in sports and faith

Great moments in sports and faith

Sports are a significant part of our lives. We love to pull for our favorite teams and players. We take pride in our favorites as we wear their appare...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Putting ourselves in other’s shoes

Putting ourselves in other’s shoes

How hard is it for a white person to really understand the black experience well enough not to get into trouble when speaking about hot-button matters...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Too much secrecy in government

Too much secrecy in government

We have a secrecy problem. This may seem odd to say during an era in which the most intimate details of individuals’ lives are on display. Yet g...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Council’s priorities misplaced

Council’s priorities misplaced

As I am the only city of Laurinburg elected official who objects to demolishing our current police station and building a $5.5 million dollar new one,...

April 11th, 2016 updated: April 11th, 2016. |