In support of our veterans

In support of our veterans

Our men and women in uniform have sacrificed dearly to pay freedom’s price and ensure our way of life. The soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines...

February 16th, 2017 |  


What is the real question?

National defense secretary Michael Flynn, questionably now retired or fired, claims a recollection problem. But is the question did he discuss sanctio...

February 16th, 2017 |  


DeVos attackers surrender high ground

DeVos attackers surrender high ground

The recent appointment of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos exhibited much that is destructive, even demented, about our current political discours...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Immigration ban not the answer

My grandfather, Albert Joseph Bialek, came to the United States from Poland in 1910. Per the Ellis Island website he boarded the ship Kaiser Wilhelm d...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Boy Scouts kind no more

Boy Scouts kind no more

The Boy Scouts have announced that children who are biologically female but identify as male may now be scouts. By so doing they have joined a movemen...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Will Trump remember Washington on Presidents’ Day?

Will Trump remember Washington on Presidents’ Day?

Will President Donald Trump remember George Washington when we celebrate Presidents’ Day next week?Here is some help for him with thoughts from ...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Fiscal uncertainty hurts state economy

Fiscal uncertainty hurts state economy

Do governors and state legislators really have much to do with the performance of state economies? If governors and state legislators are to be believ...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Dad decides fate after fight

Dad decides fate after fight

We’ve all been there. It doesn’t matter if you are the most laid-back, lowest blood pressure, Bible knowing, softest spoken, politest, cut...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Question overschools has noeasy solutions

Bladen County’s Board of Education has been forced to accept numerous negative responses over the past few years — both from the county...

February 10th, 2017 |  


School plan is the wrong plan

As a Bladen County resident, I have many concerns about the Board of Education’s plans regarding closing, consolidating, and building schools. M...

February 9th, 2017 |