TAR HEEL VIEW: Can schools be better? It’s up to each of us

TAR HEEL VIEW: Can schools be better? It’s up to each of us

As a new school year begins, we are asking ourselves and all residents of Southeastern N.C. — what can each of us do to ensure that all students...

August 30th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Hillary lied and will get away with it

LETTER: Hillary lied and will get away with it

To the editor:I thought we the people (were) smart, but now I think we are the stupid(est) people in the world.Look at Hillary, she was secretary and ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Kaepernick is ‘definition of American bravery’

LETTER: Kaepernick is ‘definition of American bravery’

To the editor:When I heard Colin Kaepernick say the following words at the end of an interview, my heart was filled with pride… but as we all kn...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Frederick Douglass, tax rebel

Frederick Douglass, tax rebel

Federick Douglass (1818-1895) is an American hero, a man born a slave who sought and achieved his own freedom — and lived to tell the story in w...

August 30th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Whatever happened to ‘the pursuit of happiness?’

OUR VIEW: Whatever happened to ‘the pursuit of happiness?’

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.An oft-repeated mantra that underlies the spirit of American culture, listed as just three of the inalienab...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Faculty really does lack diversity

Faculty really does lack diversity

Election season may not be the best time to go looking for sober reflection or respectful dialogue. For example, consider what happened recently when ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Tar Heel book suggestions for Trump, Clinton

Tar Heel book suggestions for Trump, Clinton

Could reading a few North Carolina connected books help Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton be better candidates, campaigners, and debaters during the ne...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Landlords working together

Landlords working together

Years ago, I started a journey in hope of financial stability when I reached retirement age. I purchased my first house when I was but 20 years of age...

August 27th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Self-defense instructor a guardian angel

LETTER: Self-defense instructor a guardian angel

To the editor:Do you believe in angels? I used to as a child, but because of the harsh realities of adult life, I, as many, have turned away from the ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


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 |