The world of pay to play

The world of pay to play

The world of pay to play is a bit different for the common man as compared to the elite of America. The “Pay to Play” is simple enough to ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: State lawmakers must repeal new police camera law

TAR HEEL VIEW: State lawmakers must repeal new police camera law

After last week’s shooting in Charlotte, we again urge the legislature to rescind its wrongheaded law that will prevent most police body cam and...

September 30th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Wars are about money

LETTER: Wars are about money

To the editor: There is no doubt today that the slave trade was very wrong.I can tell you today that the United States was wrong for its part in it. B...

September 29th, 2016 |  


McCrory continues to lash out against HB2 critics

McCrory continues to lash out against HB2 critics

When it comes to HB2, the disastrous anti-LGBT legislation that he signed into law, Gov. Pat McCrory can’t seem to help himself.Virtually every ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Crime may become election issue

Crime may become election issue

As the candidates for North Carolina attorney general, Republican Buck Newton and Democrat Josh Stein, met Sept. 20 at Asheboro’s Sunset Theatre...

September 28th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Photographing lawn signs is intrusive

To the editor:This is a simple request to the Sept. 27 correspondent who is photographing Trump signs for a ‘memory book’ of some descript...

September 28th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Palmer’s best lesson had nothing to do with golf

Sunday was going to be golf’s big day, with the crowning of the FedEx Cup champion on the PGA Tour, followed a short time later by the announcem...

September 28th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Voodoo economics

To the editor:Fifty-three years ago on a trip to Rochester, New York to meet my future in-laws, civil rights protesters burned Joseph Avenue to the gr...

September 27th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Rest in peace, dad

LETTER: Rest in peace, dad

To the editor:On Sept. 20, 2015, my father died the same way his father, Charlie Macon, died 34 years ago — doing what he loved, which was worki...

September 27th, 2016 |  


You can’t make everyone comfortable

You can’t make everyone comfortable

Instead of waiting for the world to stop feeling nervous about your unconventional dreams and unorthodox desires, start having the guts to create the ...

September 27th, 2016 |