Veterans face another fight

Veterans face another fight

A veteran of these United States of America , regardless of the time period in which they served — from before 1776 to 2016 — should be sh...

December 9th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Play possum to repeal, replace HB2

TAR HEEL VIEW: Play possum to repeal, replace HB2

What does a quirky yet beloved New Year’s tradition have to do with North Carolina’s much-maligned bathroom bill?Clever tactics allowed st...

December 9th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: McCrory, Cooper should release emails

TAR HEEL VIEW: McCrory, Cooper should release emails

What is it with politicians and emails?Gov. Pat McCrory and soon-to-be Gov. Roy Cooper have together sent or received numerous email messages from pri...

December 8th, 2016 |  


McCrory: The Mayor of North Carolina

McCrory: The Mayor of North Carolina

Governor Pat McCrory finally conceded the 2016 election to Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monday, Dec. 5, but he actually lost the race on March 23 wh...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Letter: Sample ballots weren’t from party

Letter: Sample ballots weren’t from party

To the editor:The Richmond County Democratic Party has never produced or given out a sample ballot in any election with any Democratic candidate marke...

December 7th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Redistricting reform is needed in NC

OUR VIEW: Redistricting reform is needed in NC

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan was commenting Monday on the court’s consideration of North Carolina’s congressional redistricting ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Thoughts on ‘The Golden Rule’

Thoughts on ‘The Golden Rule’

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” doesn’t mean you should assume that other people will like the same things as yo...

December 6th, 2016 |  


LETTER: The vote was about freedom

LETTER: The vote was about freedom

To the editor:Make no mistake about it, the American people do not want to be taken over by their government. No one man, no large group of well-paid ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


LETTER: A contrast of two Marines

LETTER: A contrast of two Marines

To the editor:John Lee, a former mayor of San Mateo, California, died on May 8, 2012, at the Palo Alto VA hospital. A Republican, this Marine combat v...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Make America’s roads, bridges great again

TAR HEEL VIEW: Make America’s roads, bridges great again

If Donald Trump’s said it once this year, he’s said it a million times: He’s going to rebuild America’s roads, bridges and tun...

December 5th, 2016 |