Sunday’s church visitor

Sunday’s church visitor

The cars continuously rolled into the parking lot of the church. Just like a parade. One after another. Each one carrying a familiar face or family &#...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Faculty lacks perspective on politics

Faculty lacks perspective on politics

See if you can follow this logic. The Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina has just asked a regional accreditation board to investigat...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump’s first month a disaster

As a Democrat, I have been called a “snowflake” and a “loser” more times than I can count since 11/9/2016. I am also told to &...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s officesubstation is ajustifiable idea

A not-so-old possibility was revisited last week during a planning session by the Bladen County Board of Commissioners, but the results were curiously...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Obama will be around a while

Good-bye Obama? Not just yet.The fact of the matter is that Barack Obama isn’t going anywhere. Now that he’s no longer president, he and M...

February 20th, 2017 |  


A “new” barbecue holiday from 1766

A “new” barbecue holiday from 1766

How about a new holiday that would support North Carolina’s “First in Freedom” slogan and, at the same time, call attention to our p...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Let’s foster more new businesses

Let’s foster more new businesses

In today’s highly polarized climate, can we get our politicians to agree anything? Well, I can think of at least proposition that attracts nearl...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Is Farming a high-tech industry?

Is Farming a high-tech industry?

My paternal grandfather was a farmer in Ohio. He raised a variety of crops, but his “bread and butter” were hogs. In southwestern Ohio hog...

February 19th, 2017 |  


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 |