Cost of living raises more important than minimum wage

As with so many things on the liberal agenda, the hot topic of a higher minimum wage continues to burn …

May 2nd, 2016 |  

A special thank-you to my mom

A letter to my mother, Shirley Autry, on her birthday … Dear Mama, First, let me start by saying that …

April 19th, 2016 |  

Day of Prayer looms

It’s that time of year again — time for the National Day of Prayer at the Town Hall in Elizabethtown. …

April 19th, 2016 |  

GOP candidate says time for changes in House’s 9th District

With vastly different congressional district lines, the “new” 9th District deserves leadership that is completely in tune with its values. …

April 18th, 2016 |  

Thanks given for flags at Armory

On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elizabethtown Post 8062, I would like to express my appreciation to County …

April 13th, 2016 |  

Where have our morals gone?

The city of Charlotte enacted a city ordinance that allowed individuals to use whatever bathroom they desired regardless of the …

April 12th, 2016 |  

In response to Springsteen concert cancellation

I’ll explain it for you Bruce, since you seem to be a bit confused yourself. Which is understandable as you …

April 11th, 2016 |  

We should demand term limits

The problems we face today in America exist because the people who work are outnumbered by those who refuse to …

April 9th, 2016 |  

Church alerted to local scam

Dear neighbors in Bladen County and beyond, I am saddened to share news of a potential scam. I recently received …

April 6th, 2016 |  

Small businesses support HB2

While the air waves have been inundated with businesses, large-scale corporations, and film-makers who neither live nor vote in North …

March 29th, 2016 |  

Hudson off base on promise of energy bonanza

Regarding Congressman Richard Hudson’s recent op-ed piece (in The Robesonian, Lumberton) entailing his enthusiastic support for off-shore oil drilling along …

March 23rd, 2016 |  

Searching for Vietnam veteran’s photo

About five years ago, I became involved in trying to help my husband Oliver locate veterans he had served with …

March 10th, 2016 |  

Christians must get out and vote

More than 18 million professing Christians were unregistered and, of course, could not vote even if they wanted to in …

March 9th, 2016 |  

Opposed to beer, wine referendum

Please help us KEEP White Lake as the “Nation’s Safest Beach.” I really have been thinking a lot about the …

March 8th, 2016 |  

In support of Connect NC bond issue

It is my privilege to serve the residents of our county through Bladen Community College where daily, we see success …

March 7th, 2016 |  

Restaurants should commit to serving antibiotic-free meats

Major restaurant chains are taking significant action to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, but some chains, like …

March 5th, 2016 |  

Scholarship fundraiser a huge success

It was a packed house on Saturday, Feb. 27, for the fourth annual Dublin Peanut Festival Oyster Roast and Fish …

March 4th, 2016 |  

In support of Connect NC Bond

I am a member of the Student Government Association at Bladen Community College. In the past few weeks, there has …

March 3rd, 2016 |  

In support of bridge naming

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the regular meeting of the Lumber River Chapter, North Carolina Society, Sons of the American …

February 26th, 2016 |  

Did American listen?

It was not a front-page headline story in any newspaper as far as I know. I found the small AP …

February 25th, 2016 |  

Newton’s actions were disrespectful

Growing up in the middle of the Cold War years on military bases around the world, I became aware of …

February 22nd, 2016 |  

Alcohol and water do not mix

As another attempt to make beer and fortified wine more accessible to residents and visitors to White Lake approaches, I …

February 16th, 2016 |  


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