An open challenge to the outraged

An open challenge to the outraged

You can be outraged at political injustice all day long, but you haven’t contributed anything to humanity’s quest for freedom until you...

May 31st, 2016 |  


LETTER: Trump isn’t really the problem

LETTER: Trump isn’t really the problem

To the editor:President Obama and all living past presidents reject Donald Trump. If they do not think that Trump is the man for the job, then why sho...

May 31st, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Bryant’s bid for $12 minimum wage falls short

TAR HEEL VIEW: Bryant’s bid for $12 minimum wage falls short

Raising the first rung won’t help you climb the ladder.That’s our message to state Sen. Angela Bryant, whose efforts to assist entry-level...

May 31st, 2016 |  


A jackass or a carpenter?

A jackass or a carpenter?

“Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.”Using a saying from UNC President Margaret Spellings’s nat...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Block President Obama’s bullying of North Carolina

Block President Obama’s bullying of North Carolina

President Obama is attempting to bully North Carolina into complying with his radical agenda. Last week, I took legislative action to block him.On Wed...

May 30th, 2016 |  


VA bureaucracy is a ‘red-tape nightmare’

VA bureaucracy is a ‘red-tape nightmare’

As you know, Memorial Day doesn’t fall on the anniversary of a great battle or victory. It’s not a day for generals or presidents. It̵...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Justifying dropping the bomb

Justifying dropping the bomb

On April 10, John Kerry arrived in Hiroshima, Japan to attend a meeting with foreign ministers from around the world. On April 11, Kerry and others we...

May 28th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Honor those who died by serving those who live

TAR HEEL VIEW: Honor those who died by serving those who live

As we near Memorial Day, when we honor those who died for our country, our nation continues to dishonor their memory by the way we treat the veterans ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Take a moment Monday to remember

Take a moment Monday to remember

Steeple bells of First United Methodist Church in downtown Rockingham will ring throughout the city at 3 p.m. Monday to remember men and women who hav...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Land ownership and eminent domain

Land ownership and eminent domain

In last week’s Legal Corner, we addressed legal issues that could affect a landowner’s interest in his or her property, such as adverse po...

May 27th, 2016 |