LETTER: Questionable readings from old water meters

To the editor:I am writing this letter to draw attention to all of those who live in the Meadowood area or the Cordova area. This concerns my water bi...

September 9th, 2015 |  


LETTER: Sagging pants an unwelcome breakfast sight

To the editor:We see them every day, my friends and I, as we sit at McDonald’s over at Walmart. We love McDonald’s — delicious food ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


OUR VIEW: Contempt for police officers is indefensible

Another police officer is gunned down, the eighth victim of cold brutality in the past month.We should feel numb. We should feel angry.Many do, and th...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Erosion of trust in Raleigh

Erosion of trust in Raleigh

One of the most troubling aspects of the budget the Senate passed earlier this summer was the decision to stuff the 500-plus-page appropriations bill ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Richmond 4-H goat show set Saturday

Richmond 4-H goat show set Saturday

The 2015 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit is almost midway through! Richmond County youth have been placing high in each division, taking away lots...

September 8th, 2015 |  


LETTER: A negative complaint over negative letters?

To the editor:This letter is in reference to a letter to the editor in Tuesday’s edition written by L. Ann Deese titled “Writers’ ne...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Hazel brought brush with havoc

Hazel brought brush with havoc

Since hurricane season is upon us, it got me started thinking about Hurricane Hazel. This huge storm started forming on Oct. 5, 1954. After killing ne...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Move primary to March; give N.C. voters a voice

Sometimes change simply can’t be avoided. Sometimes change is made simply for the sake of change. Most often, change can be a pain.But there are...

September 7th, 2015 |  


LETTER: Writers’ negative letters grow tiresome

To the editor:Am I the only person just plain tired of reading Patti Almanza’s crap in the paper? Almost every day she is issuing a written atta...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Iran, Planned Parenthood top list of concerns

Iran, Planned Parenthood top list of concerns

After traveling more than 1,500 miles and holding public events across all 12 counties of the 8th District in August and speaking with so many of you,...

September 7th, 2015 |