Some summertime reminders about your pets

Your pet can get in trouble in minutes in hot weather. In just a few minutes on a summer day the inside of a car can get to 140 degrees. A pet should ...

May 13th, 2016 |  


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 across this country — and even its most b...

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 you are amazing! As I reflect on my journey ...

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.The event will be held Thursday, May ...

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 Commissioner Charles Ray Peterso...

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 gender. To many, inclu...

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 sleep on train tracks with feight tr...

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 work. They don’t have to, because...

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 two phone calls alerting me that the ...

April 6th, 2016 |