Take a trip to HCA’s Candy Cane Lane

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner now. Thanksgiving is just over a week away, bringing with it a time to reflect...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The things for which we are thankful

What is it that you are thankful for?It’s a question posed on social media sites all the time as we approach the Thanksgiving season, often with...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or som...

November 14th, 2017 |  


It is the soldier

It is the soldier

Yesterday was Veteran’s Day. It was the day we honor those who have served, or are now serving, in the U.S. military. It was a time to say thank...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Weekend edition will offer best of both worlds

King Solomon wrote in Ecclesiastes 3:1 “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”Perhaps it’s...

November 12th, 2017 |  


There are no greater heroes than our veterans

We honor our veterans today — for the freedoms they’ve ensured; for the protection they have and continue to provide; for the call they so...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Starling should be SCC’s next president

The Sampson Community College Board of Trustees and its presidential subcommittee has narrowed its candidate search to three individuals. As with ever...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Congress needs to act

The North Carolina Department of State Treasurer (DST) touches the lives of one in ten North Carolinians every month. We manage the 26th largest pool ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Carolina needs civil, curious leaders

Carolina needs civil, curious leaders

If you are involved in politics and public policy in North Carolina, I have some unwelcome news: lots of North Carolinians are dissatisfied with the q...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Reform would boost state incomes

Reform would boost state incomes

North Carolinians would experience large gains in after-tax income under the tax-reform bill released last week in Washington, according to an initial...

November 7th, 2017 |