“Weapons of war have no place on our streets.”When President Barack Obama uttered those words on Feb. 4, 2013, he was referring to taking measures toward gun control.
As the school bells ring around Richmond County and students make their way to class Monday morning, we hope teachers and administrators remember: Students have free-speech rights, too.
We say it before meals, sing about it in church and associate it with a ballerina's bearing and poise. But what does grace really mean to us in Richmond County?
You have about a 1 in 175 million chance of winning the Powerball jackpot, according to the N.C. Education Lottery.
A school system in our state is spending taxpayer money to snoop on students' Facebook and Twitter pages when they're not in class. It continues a disturbing trend of extending public schools' disciplinary authority into the...
Oh, good grief. Winston-Salem restaurant owner Mary Haglund offered a random 15-percent discount to customers who pray in public, and cyberspace warriors, the mass media and so-called religious freedom activists all but lost their lunch.
Richmond County Schools' next superintendent will have a full plate as he or she adjusts to the new role with the 2014-15 school year just weeks away.