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Quietly, but solidly, over the last eight years, the North Carolina General Assembly has delivered positive changes for residents of Harnett County. While it may not lead the local news broadcasts or … more
The passing of Sen. John McCain was marked by a sea of eulogies mourning the end of an era of civility and compromise. What has happened, they ask, to those noble, bipartisan days of yesteryear, … more
Thanks to the unofficial end to summer, Labor Day, we now have just a few more days until we begin to notice the change in season and hopefully the change in humidity. Labor Day traditionally … more
We may have just celebrated Labor Day, but did you realize that — as of today — there are only 51 days until Hallmark’s Christmas movie season kicks off? That’s right. Christmas … more
South Africa has been thrown into the news because of President Donald Trump’s recent tweet that he instructed his secretary of state to “closely study” alleged land seizures from white farmers … more
Usually, I use this space to look at the lighter side of life but the death of a true American hero reminds me of how much we should respect those who fought in the Vietnam conflict. It turns our … more
Just when I think I can switch to a topic other than the rank hypocrisy and fraud of our national press, they serve up another fresh helping. This past week saw at least three. The first was the … more
Labor Day was the saddest day of the year when I was young. It signaled the official end of summer and the start of the routine of getting up early, going to school, doing homework and going to bed … more
“I’m not touching you,” my 6-year-old said, holding a pillow a mere millimeter from my face after I demanded he stop hitting me with it. “I know what you’re doing,” I said, beyond … more
As to growth as a factor in where to build a school, isn’t this a catch 22? If you only select growth areas for new schools are you forever putting Erwin, Dunn and other municipalities on the … more
Recent polls and surveys are delivering, at best, mixed news for Republicans regarding the upcoming midterm elections. The good news is that prospects have turned positive for Republicans to win … more
The Immigration and Nationality Act mandates that all immigrants and refugees undergo a medical screening examination to determine whether they have an inadmissible health condition. The Centers for … more
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