Your Daily Journal- RSS OPINION Feed Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:36:07 EST 1800 OUR VIEW: Homelessness calls for grace 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? Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:44:05 EST LETTER: Voters’ will on same-sex marriage ignored To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:43:13 EST LETTER: Less demand for meat means less pollution To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:42:06 EST LETTER: Obama deserves credit, not blame, for health care To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:42:06 EST LETTER: When will Congress stop robbing retirees? To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:41:10 EST LETTER: Lawmen deserve gratitude for fugitive’s capture To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:40:09 EST ISIS crisis calls for careful, strategic solutions To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:19:19 EST Remembering the Negro League “He is number 42,” I said. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:18:17 EST LETTER: Know the time before deciding to do the crime To the editor: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:12:08 EST D.C. summit can facilitate job growth North Carolina's businesses are a vital component of our national economy and must be afforded every opportunity to prosper, grow and create jobs. It's a state priority, as well as one of my own, to support industries and small businesses... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:04:10 EST OUR VIEW: Scams call for skepticism You have about a 1 in 175 million chance of winning the Powerball jackpot, according to the N.C. Education Lottery. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:35:11 EST The global war on Christians Confucius said there is evil everywhere, but not everyone can see it. If you are a Christian, you see it all too well. Christians are under siege both physically and mentally all around the world. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:06:08 EST Pay reform meets students’ needs RALEIGH — Critics of the Republican-led General Assembly allege that the teacher-pay raise included in this year's state budget could have been implemented in a much simpler fashion: by giving across-the-board hikes to all rather than... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:14:06 EST LETTER: Democrats depend on our dependency To the editor:How can you be so foolish? Do you not keep up with the news? After watching all these events unfold with the Democrats in power, it is plain to see the Democrats have shut down America. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:13:04 EST Teachers or TAs? Schools forced to choose The more days that pass since Gov. Pat McCrory signed the state budget, the more confusing that budget becomes, especially when trying to figure out what it means for public schools in North Carolina. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 03:10:08 EST Wash pots and the country clothesline Any of y'all remember when everyone had a clothesline and a No. 12 or bigger wash pot sitting in the backyard? Well if'n you do, you're 'bout my age or older. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:13:08 EST A future full-time legislature? The most important thing the legislature did this year is what it did not do.Adjourn. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:12:09 EST LETTER: Doctor’s office needs checkup on customer service To the editor: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:05:11 EST Ellerbe visit shows power of private industry The first week of August has come and gone, and many of you are soaking in the last few weeks of summer. As our families prepare for the start of a new school year, the last thing they need to worry about is a sluggish economy, dwindling paychecks and... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:05:10 EST OUR VIEW: Schools shouldn’t snoop on social media 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... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:59:09 EST