Immunize your child

Immunize your child

It occurred to me that there may be some confusion among parents about childhood immunizations and their timely administration after the most recent R...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Defund Planned Parenthood now

Defund Planned Parenthood now

As many of you may know, my wife Renee and I are expecting our first child any day now. Because of the incredible advances in technology, we have watc...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


You see something, say something

You see something, say something

Churches, temples, religious schools and other religious institutions are vital to our community, yet they also face special security risks.By their v...

September 7th, 2015 |  


McCrory’s budget screw up?

McCrory’s budget screw up?

You may question my motivation in using the terminology: Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget screw up?After all, I am known to be a conservative Republica...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Back to school event a success

Back to school event a success

The annual NAACP Back to School, Stay Event was a success due in part to our sponsors, volunteers and members and Dr. Freda Singletary.The response to...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Learn to be safe at college

Learn to be safe at college

This fall thousands of students will leave their families and friends to attend college. For many, it will be their first time away from home and also...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Prayer part of nation’s fabric

Prayer part of nation’s fabric

With all the turmoil across the globe, the threat of terrorists attacking us for our values and beliefs, and our struggling economy, we can find comfo...

August 11th, 2015 |  


City has enoughzombie buildings

City has enoughzombie buildings

Laurinburg and Scotland County are plagued with, to use a popular term, “Zombie Buildings”, meaning the structures are void of life yet re...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Family reunion memories are priceless

Family reunion memories are priceless

One of the special events for many in our area during our summers are the small and large family reunions.I would love to simply say that it is a sout...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Trooper truepublic servant

To the editor:While passing through a rural section of Scotland County recently, the left rear tire of my van apparently encountered an object that go...

August 5th, 2015 |