LETTER: Promoters of hate are the problem

LETTER: Promoters of hate are the problem

To the editor:Hate is not a common occurrence within man. Hate is not a common factor to the natural state of the human being. Hate does not live in t...

September 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Trump supporters — fear-filled, ignorant

LETTER: Trump supporters — fear-filled, ignorant

To the editor:“To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in conte...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Rioters don’t get a veto

Rioters don’t get a veto

North Carolinians have learned a lot in the past few days — about law enforcement, race relations, cynical politics, media memes, and the need f...

September 26th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: A little empathy would be good in a split America

TAR HEEL VIEW: A little empathy would be good in a split America

Empathy: The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of anoth...

September 26th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Justice won’t be achieved through rioting and looting

TAR HEEL VIEW: Justice won’t be achieved through rioting and looting

People have a right to protest; they have a right to be enraged by what they believe is an injustice. They do not, however, have a right to damage pro...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


The Midway Monkey Attacks

The Midway Monkey Attacks

The “Midway Monkey Attacks” of 1967 — did they take place or did they not?It’s been almost 50 years now. The physical wounds m...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


LETTER: Gerrymandering needs to stop

LETTER: Gerrymandering needs to stop

To the editor:Robert Lee expressed understandable frustration on September 17 at a system that has resulted in Congressional rule by roughly 545 ̵...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: HB2 deal falls through due to partisan politics

TAR HEEL VIEW: HB2 deal falls through due to partisan politics

The carrot was dangling inches from our fingertips and just before we could grab it, it was quickly snatched away.The carrot in this instance was havi...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Census data reflects need to expand Medicaid

Census data reflects need to expand Medicaid

The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau included some frustrating information about North Carolina and it wasn’t just the state’s slug...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


LETTER: The Big Apple comes to Richmond County

LETTER: The Big Apple comes to Richmond County

To the editor:Three hundred and five tickets sold, 70 volunteers, 17 restaurants, eight dancing duos, three judges, two performing couples, one fantas...

September 21st, 2016 |