OUR VIEW: Keep the county clean to get more of what you want

OUR VIEW: Keep the county clean to get more of what you want

If you want something better, you should take care of what you already have.It’s a lesson some kids are taught when it comes to their toys. If t...

August 25th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Wall Street loves the Clintons

LETTER: Wall Street loves the Clintons

To the editor:The primary cause of the 1930s’ Great Depression was speculation by commercial banks in the stock market. The depression was prolo...

August 25th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Memories of Rockingham Grammar School

LETTER: Memories of Rockingham Grammar School

To the editor:I have had several people ask me about Rockingham Grammar School. They wanted to know where it was located and the type of building.Rock...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Teaching fellows program is back…in Indiana?

Teaching fellows program is back…in Indiana?

State lawmakers have finally taken a bold step toward addressing the looming teacher shortage in public schools. The Republican supermajorities in the...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Helping you in any way we can

Helping you in any way we can

Over the last two years, I’ve had the honor of representing Anson and Richmond Counties and the state of North Carolina in the United States Sen...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Do facts determine your views?

Do facts determine your views?

I have strong opinions. You probably do, too. Most people have deeply felt convictions about at least some matters of public controversy. Given the ri...

August 24th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Softball field renovations will have fiscal impact

LETTER: Softball field renovations will have fiscal impact

To the editor:It is with a joyful heart that we see the renovations being addressed at the East Rockingham softball fields. The county has heard, and ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


LETTER: Assault rifles have no place in daily lives

LETTER: Assault rifles have no place in daily lives

To the editor:The AR-15 is a WMD, weapon of mass destruction. It has killed innocent elementary school children and faculty at Newtown, innocent movie...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


‘Turned out OK’ shouldn’t be a goal

‘Turned out OK’ shouldn’t be a goal

We’ve all made poor decisions that somehow “turned out okay.” We’ve all been subjected to unfair conditions or ridiculous expe...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: NC should restore film incentives

North Carolina’s film office counts just six TV and film productions in the Tar Heel State so far in 2016. Two of them, “Good BehaviorR...

August 19th, 2016 |