My Spin: Slow down and get it right Both Governor McCrory and our General Assembly reached milestones last week and, as we pundits are prone to do, they warrant marking and remarking about.
Pat McCrory reached 100 days in his tenure as governor and nobody will refute he was thrown into the deep end on day one. With the notable exception of budget director Art Pope his team is largely new to state government and has experienced a trial-by-fire on-the-job-training. From the get...
2013 Earth Day is on ground level in Richmond County Earth Day 2013 was celebrated Monday in Richmond County. — The Editor
Since its 1970 inception, the Earth Day phenomenon has led to much understanding of the consequences confronted when not caring for our natural resources. This awareness led to action to protect America’s land, water, air, wildlife, and, yes, humans.
In Richmond County, North Carolina, America and around the world, environmental concerns are a primary focus among lawm...
Cindy Kernodle, USDA Farm Service AgencyRichmond County Daily Journal
Pooling our resources is vital Many of you have mentioned you enjoy my occasional history lesson in my legislative report so here’s one for this week. In the history of our great state, have you ever known of a father and son who both served as NC Lieutenant Governor? This has only happened once and a prominent Anson County family has this distinction — the Taylors.
Mr. Hoyt Pat Taylor Sr. served as Lt. Governor from 1949-1953, following his years of service in the NC Ho...
State Senator Gene McLaurinRichmond County Daily Journal