LETTER: State should keep funding Governor’s School

LETTER: State should keep funding Governor’s School

To the editor:I am writing you to voice my concern over North Carolina Senate Bill 257, which eliminates funding for the North Carolina Governor’...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


LETTER: Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club offers thanks

LETTER: Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club offers thanks

To the editor:The Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club offers our appreciation and thanks to the citizens of Richmond County for your support of ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Stifling Trump quote could be ‘slippery slope’

LETTER: Stifling Trump quote could be ‘slippery slope’

To the editor:“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” - M. L. King Jr., 1963Wheth...

May 16th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Denying speakers nothing new

LETTER: Denying speakers nothing new

To the editor:In June, 1963, the N.C. legislature passed its infamous speaker ban law in an attempt to deny Communists and “subversives” a...

May 9th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Foul ball faux pas

LETTER: Foul ball faux pas

To the editor:“Can o’ corn.” Outfielders in baseball’s olden days applied the term to easy high fly balls. The kind they could...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


‘Confessions’ of a captured naval crew

‘Confessions’ of a captured naval crew

To the editor:Robert Lee’s fine recap of the Bataan Death March, on April 22, provides pause to recall a less-remembered incident when American ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Richmond County Schools wasting money in Cordova closure

LETTER: Richmond County Schools wasting money in Cordova closure

To the editor:Thanks everyone for your support on the petition about the closure of Cordova Special Needs School and the separation and relocation of ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Filling Scalia’s Supreme Court seat

LETTER: Filling Scalia’s Supreme Court seat

To the editor:It’s not so much what they do, rather, it’s how they do it. I agree with Robert Lee on April 15: Neil Gorsuch is well-qualif...

April 19th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Return to sane foreign policy

LETTER: Return to sane foreign policy

About a week after the August 2013 chemical attack by Syria’s military on Syrian civilians, Donald Trump tweeted counsel that President Obama wo...

April 12th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Closing Cordova School is a mistake

LETTER: Closing Cordova School is a mistake

To the editor:Picture this. A roomful of special needs children dressed to the hilt, smiling, laughing, singing, dancing and socializing with their fr...

April 5th, 2017 |