Vouchers to enrich secretive private schools

Vouchers to enrich secretive private schools

Several months ago on a public affairs television show, the host asked one of the two guests why he was opposed to the school voucher scheme that was ...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Critics don’t see the real Richmond County

Critics don’t see the real Richmond County

Like so many others, I saw an opinion piece published by roadsnacks.net. Not the New York Times, Charlotte Observer or Raleigh News & Observer. No...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Our two great Robert Morgans

Our two great Robert Morgans

North Carolinians of my generation have been blessed with two important Robert Morgans. One is the mountain-born-and-raised and acclaimed writer who i...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2016. |  


Freedom is the journey and the destination

Freedom is the journey and the destination

[Editor’s note: The following is comprised of two posts that follow the same theme.]If you can’t find a way to enjoy people’s compan...

July 29th, 2015 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


Keep summer picnic foods safe

Keep summer picnic foods safe

Picnics are a great chance to bring family and friends together. However, the excitement of one can cause distraction from making sure that food being...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Rep. Hudson’s policies would lead to poverty

Rep. Hudson’s policies would lead to poverty

This week a national tourism website, RoadSnacks, released a list of the 10 worst places to live in North Carolina, and it wasn’t pretty for tow...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Cemetery visit inspires sweet memories

Cemetery visit inspires sweet memories

Recently I went to visit the cemetery where several of my relatives are buried. I know a lot of people put new flowers on their family members’ ...

July 28th, 2015 |  


When to apply for disability benefits

When to apply for disability benefits

If you or someone you know is suffering from a condition that prevents you from being able to work or the condition is currently affecting your abilit...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Don’t disarm our heroes at home

Don’t disarm our heroes at home

It seems like tragedy is unfolding across the globe as barbaric savages like ISIS overtake the Middle East and murderous regimes like Iran fight to ga...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Hero on the wrong side of history

Hero on the wrong side of history

Can Atticus Finch still be our hero?After Harper Lee, who created the saintly Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” has now given disturbing d...

July 27th, 2015 |