Scotland must embrace change

Eds note: The following remarks were made by Scotland Commissioner Carol McCall to members of the Local Government Commission on Oct. 3 in Raleigh.I w...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

Their View: Confused by Trump-speak? Sad. Pathetic.

If you watched President Donald Trump’s most recent news conference, you may have reached a point midway through when you thought: “That&#...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


The myths about consolidation

The beloved and revered CBS Broadcaster, Walter Cronkite, once said, ‘In seeking the truth, you have to get both sides of the story.’ In t...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Council’s priorities misplaced

Council’s priorities misplaced

As I am the only city of Laurinburg elected official who objects to demolishing our current police station and building a $5.5 million dollar new one,...

April 11th, 2016 updated: April 11th, 2016. |  


‘That vision thing’ for Laurinburg

‘That vision thing’ for Laurinburg

The phrase “That vision thing”, for those of us old enough to remember, was made famous by the first George Bush, back in 1987. Voicing hi...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Laurinburg citizens have spoken

Laurinburg citizens have spoken

Two weeks ago the City of Laurinburg held its yearly Citizen Input Session. If you are wondering why it was held in the unwelcoming month of February,...

March 9th, 2016 |  


Death of a giant

To the editor:A man dies and his family mourns. A giant dies and the nation mourns. Such is the case of the untimely death of Antonin Scalia. A stalwa...

March 2nd, 2016 |