LETTER: Confederate critic overlooked monument

To the editor:Well, well, well — I saw the letter in the Daily Journal where Patti Almanza said the rebel flag would never fly in a public plac...

August 20th, 2015 |  


OUR VIEW: Community, cops united against meth

OUR VIEW: Community, cops united against meth

Being in the top 5 percent of something is generally considered an honor — except when it comes to crime.The crime rates of both Rockingham and ...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  


LETTER: Cruel words found an undeserving target

To the editor:Life is strange at best, and I will explain. I had decided that I would play Patti Almanza’s silly little girl game as long as she...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Real reform for low-income students

Real reform for low-income students

One of the most often cited justifications for the radical education “reforms” in the General Assembly these days is that they will help l...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  


A memorable visit to White Lake

A memorable visit to White Lake

If you have ever lived in the Piedmont or Coastal Plains sections of our great state of North Carolina, you have most likely paid a visit to the 1,200...

August 18th, 2015 |  


When to control those summer caterpillars

When to control those summer caterpillars

Many people enjoy catching a glimpse of butterflies and moths as they float and flutter through the landscape. Monarch butterflies are minor celebriti...

August 18th, 2015 updated: August 18th, 2015. |  


LETTER: Insight into the Leviathan’s true identity

To the editor:This is the second letter concerning the true identity of the Leviathan mentioned in scripture. The biblical view of scripture teaches e...

August 17th, 2015 |  


LETTER: Flag’s resurgence about hate, not heritage

To the editor:This letter is in response to a letter written by Fred Caudle.Gosh, Fred, I was wondering when you would respond. Guess you finally must...

August 17th, 2015 |  


State summit in D.C. to focus on job growth

State summit in D.C. to focus on job growth

North Carolina is home to more than 163,600 small businesses that employ 1.6 million people, about half of the state’s private workforce. To say...

August 17th, 2015 |  


‘Little Rivers’ meets ‘Interstate Eateries’

How is Bland Simpson’s upcoming book, “Little Rivers and Waterway Tales: A Carolinian’s Eastern Streams,” helping me write my ...

August 17th, 2015 |