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Innovation, promise at UNC Pembroke

Innovation, promise at UNC Pembroke

It’s that time of year again as our students pack their bookbags to head back to school. For some of …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Riverside dining with the locals

Riverside dining with the locals

How do you find a home-cooking restaurant that is both near an interstate highway and on or near the water? …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Norman Fest entering 6th year

Norman Fest entering 6th year

This will be the start of our sixth year with Norman Fest. I look back, and I am amazed at …

August 30th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Best and brightest or dumbest and dullest?

To the editor: State Sen. Tom McInnis recently said that the student is “the most important customer we have in …

August 30th, 2015 |  

OUR VIEW: North Carolina’s double standard on gaming ‘vice’

You might recall back in the spring of last year that many convenience stores across eastern North Carolina received unexpected …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Farmers exempt from noise complaints, county zoning

Farmers exempt from noise complaints, county zoning

Last week in the Legal Corner, we began a segment involving legal matters North Carolina farmers encounter when starting their …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Superman inspires floating ‘flight’

Superman inspires floating ‘flight’

I know what you’re thinking: How and why did he have to bring Superman into the picture? Because I can. …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

LETTER: If John the Baptist ran for president

To the editor: Creating the right image during the presidential debates is the goal of every handler. As the debates …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Has pumpkin spice craze finally peaked?

Has pumpkin spice craze finally peaked?

There was a simpler time, not long ago, when the changing of the seasons was quite obvious. We had the …

August 27th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Economy has grown under President Obama

To the editor: President Obama’s strength courage and dignity are the very fabric of what it means to be an …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Research shows promise of school choice

Research shows promise of school choice

RALEIGH — As a very public advocate of parental choice in education for most of my adult life, I am …

August 27th, 2015 |  

‘A bubbly blonde’: Remembering Alison Parker

‘A bubbly blonde’: Remembering Alison Parker

ROCKINGHAM — I was downstairs in the Richmond County Judicial Center chatting with one of the bailiffs following a double-murder …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

YOUR VIEW: Arrest prompts calls for marijuana legalization

If you’re on Facebook and you aren’t following the Richmond County Daily Journal, you’re missing out. The Daily Journal has …

August 26th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Almanza’s words caused hurt in trying time

To the editor: “Ugly old ogre,” that’s what Ms. Patti Almanza wrote about me in a letter to the editor. …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Budget delays a tactic to keep spending low

Budget delays a tactic to keep spending low

The news this week that legislative leaders will miss another deadline in their efforts to pass a two-year state budget …

August 26th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Agreeing to disagree on the Confederate flag

To the editor: I’ll make this short and sweet just for Fred Caudle. This letter is in answer to his …

August 25th, 2015 |  

No silver spoon in my mouth

No silver spoon in my mouth

Since I’m now retired, I don’t have to worry about setting an alarm clock to wake me up every morning …

August 25th, 2015 |  

OUR VIEW: Punishment doesn’t always fit the crime

OUR VIEW: Punishment doesn’t always fit the crime

Before Antonio Espinoza appears in court on Sept. 17, we have one question we’d like prosecutors to answer. Who is …

August 25th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Misused veterans’ headstones shows profound disrespect

To the editor: This morning I was watching the early news before going to work — I always do. This …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Trump, Romney and Terry Sanford

Trump, Romney and Terry Sanford

How did Donald Trump make Mitt Romney president in 2016? That is the question some pundits could be asking each …

August 24th, 2015 updated: August 24th, 2015. |  

District tour shows value of job creators

District tour shows value of job creators

After a few months of productive legislative work, I’m glad to be in North Carolina where I get to spend …

August 24th, 2015 updated: August 24th, 2015. |  

OUR VIEW: Your feedback can help shape our coverage

They grab headlines, generate gabfests and gobble up airtime, but presidential polls — at least those taken this early in …

August 22nd, 2015 |  

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