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Tar Heel Editors Speak Out

Do you remember the last time you attended a public meeting? Did you vote in the last local election? Do you feel as though you are knowledgeable about what our legislators are doing in Washington, … more

Privatize State’s Wasteful Liquor Sales Monopoly

North Carolina’s Prohibition-era government monopoly on liquor sales may face its most formidable challenge in decades after last week’s scathing state audit showed widespread waste and … more

‘Unite The Right’ Fizzles

“Unite the Right 2,” the white supremacist rally held in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, was a dud. So is the philosophy that motivated it. We appreciate that the rally fizzled and that no one was … more

New NCAA Plan Is A Shot Off The Mark

Your son is 6 feet 8 inches of sinewy arms and rocket-powered legs that move with sublime grace around a basketball court. The top colleges come courting before he turns 15, fawning over him with … more

Big Shoes To Fill At Dunn Chamber

The Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce has some big shoes to fill when they start looking for a replacement for Tammy Williams. We’re going to forgo our style here at The Daily Record and refer to … more

Tar Heel Editors Speak Out

If it doesn’t work, fix it. This seems to be the approach our district attorney is taking with local addiction problems that impact our legal system and our society, and it’s one with … more

N.C. Is Right To Join Suit Against Posting Of Plans For 3-D Guns

Imagine a gun you could build in the privacy of your home in much the same way that you assembled model cars and planes as a youth. A few clicks of a mouse and — voila! — you’re in … more

Courts Should End Certificate Of Need Health Monopolies

A Winston-Salem surgeon tired of seeing his patients saddled with sky-high bills for diagnostic tests decided to do something about it — he opened his own imaging center and cut the cost of MRI … more

Remembering History Is Important

There was a meeting last week that marked a significant project in the Lillington area. A committee now is beginning the process of establishing a museum to display the area’s history. The county … more

Despite The Outcome, You Are Champs, Ponytails

It is a rare occasion when one city can claim a pair of world champions, official or otherwise. Dunn now has that distinction thanks to the Dunn Angels and the Dunn Ponytails. While the Angels … more

Tar Heel Editors Speak Out

Police officers aren’t asked to buy their own handcuffs or radios. Paramedics don’t foot the bill for bandages, gauze and tape. Full-time or volunteer, all firefighters are equipped with … more

Trump’s Newsprint Tariffs Force Not-So-Funny Decision

For the most part, we have kept our head down in the Donald Trump crossfire that consumes this country. It’s not that we don’t have an opinion on the nation’s 45th president; everyone does, and … more
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