Philosopher can teach Carolina pols

Philosopher can teach Carolina pols

North Carolina has an official state bird (the Northern Cardinal), an official state reptile (the Eastern Box Turtle), an official state insect (the h...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Students teach lesson in responsibility

Young and old alike can learn valuable lessons from a group of Lakewood High School graduates who looked beyond themselves to future generations, givi...

August 9th, 2017 |  


You decide: Should everyone have a basic income?

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder of Facebook, recently caused a stir by throwing his support behind the idea of a guaranteed basic income. Jus...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Cameras a plus for school bus safety

There are no safety measures any more important than those that apply to school buses. Carrying some of our most precious cargo, buses share the road ...

August 8th, 2017 |  


It’s going to take a two-by-four

It’s going to take a two-by-four

Comedian Ron White traveled some a few years ago with the very successful and funny Red Neck Comedy Tour. The tour was headlined by Jeff Foxworthy, th...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Time to fully fund our environmental watchdog

Governor Roy Cooper has asked the General Assembly during its Aug. 3 special session to approve about $3 million in emergency funding to pay for inves...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Clinton’s first ‘Night Out’ delivers

It may have been Clinton’s first National Night Out event but by the looks of the crowd at Newkirk Park Tuesday night, it should not be its last...

August 4th, 2017 |  


The start of a new school year

Editor:The start of a new school year brings with it numerous opportunities for our students. Our teachers will have the opportunity and responsibilit...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Evidence shows that freedom works

Evidence shows that freedom works

I know many Democrats and progressives who continue to be frustrated by the conservative Republicans who have controlled the North Carolina General As...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


A few tips for freshmen

A few tips for freshmen

Students coming from small towns may find it hard to adjust to live on a college campus. For one thing, in high school, they probably everyone they we...

August 2nd, 2017 |