Editorial was perfect for Dr. Mongomery

I was so happy to read the column about Dr. Ronald Montgomery. It was a refreshing, fitting piece about this great man and offered a needed contrast t...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Praising a lifethat was sadlytaken too soon

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”Such are the words from the King James Version of Ecclesi...

August 26th, 2016 |  


A simpler, fairer tax code

A simpler, fairer tax code

America’s tax code is longer than the Bible, but with none of the good news! With more than 70,000 pages, only tax lawyers and accountants can m...

August 25th, 2016 |  


What color is homelessness?

What color is homelessness?

A young man stood on a street corner in St. Paul, Minnesota last Sunday. He was holding up a sign describing his plight, “Homeless, hungry, need...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Cooper won’t support the people of NC

We the people of North Carolina elected Roy Cooper to be North Carolina’s Attorney General.As NCAG Roy Cooper’s main responsibility was to...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Blackwater willbe a fantasticfinish to event

If you’ve somehow missed the first three versions of the 2016 Summer Sounds Concert Series, there is one last chance to come out and join in on ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Give some thought to Trump’s immigration policy

Democrats are saying Donald Trump has flip-flopped on immigration policy. Republicans are saying he has reversed his policy. Is there a difference?Tac...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Freedom rises in North Carolina

Freedom rises in North Carolina

The latest report card about freedom is out — and North Carolina shows progress in several areas. But some of our grades are still intolerably l...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Which economic plan will boost the economy?

Which economic plan will boost the economy?

I’ve been avidly following presidential elections since 1960. Then, as a 10-year-old, I watched the Kennedy-Nixon race go down to the wire with ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


A young boy, his grandfather and a wheelbarrow

A young boy, his grandfather and a wheelbarrow

A few years ago — 52 to be exact — a young boy spent the summer with his grandparents at their home in Upstate New York. It was a summer t...

August 19th, 2016 |