Bullfrogs, toad frogs and unknown frogs

Bullfrogs, toad frogs and unknown frogs

As a young Marine, I was to experience Marine life in several forms, as have all young Marines during their tours of duty. So to say my Marine life wa...

July 30th, 2016 |  


More funding for schools that discriminate

More funding for schools that discriminate

Bible Baptist Christian School in Matthews is one of 336 religious schools and private academies that receive taxpayer funding under the voucher progr...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Legislature will remain a prize

Legislature will remain a prize

RALEIGH — As Democrats and Republicans actively contest North Carolina’s governorship, U.S. Senate seat, and 15 electoral votes for presid...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Take a break from politics; read books

Take a break from politics; read books

Do you need relief from two weeks of over-the-top contentious politics?Here are four books that could give both Trump and Clinton supporters a break f...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Overregulation is a stranglehold on economic growth

Last week, I traveled across the 8th District listening to hard-working employees, small business owners, farmers and families about the struggles and...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Our college supports those who protect us

Our college supports those who protect us

Richmond Community College is going blue this week. If you look at our website, our signs and our ads, you will see we have a new color and message. T...

July 25th, 2016 |  


The decay of the world’s resolve

The decay of the world’s resolve

The “Great Elephants” of the world have allowed their great size and power of overwhelming force to cloud their visions of future security...

July 24th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Memories of Great Falls School

LETTER: Memories of Great Falls School

To the editor:A while back, I wrote an article about Rockingham as I remember it in the late ’30s and early 1940s and I mentioned that there wer...

July 20th, 2016 |  


This I will never belive

This I will never belive

This — “We are powerless little pawns, helplessly manipulated and moved about by the hands of politicians” — is the kind of se...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Stopping U.S. support for sponsors of terror

Stopping U.S. support for sponsors of terror

Do you think state sponsors of terrorism should be allowed to purchase commercial aircraft that could be used for military purposes?What if it was the...

July 18th, 2016 |