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Angier Loses Advocate For Town

Citizens of Angier now mourn the loss of a community leader following the news that former Mayor R.H. Ellington died last week. Former Angier Town Manager Coley Price noted that “R.H.’s … more

Tar Heel Editors Speak Out

Sam, of course, is the monument to UNC Chapel Hill university students who lost their lives fighting for the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Since 1913, when it was erected with funds from … more

In Tuscarora Raids, State Denies Native Americans’ Identity

Authorities were doing their job when they raided the Tuscarora Nation’s unlicensed casinos. They stretched the truth, however, when they described the Tuscarora as a “sovereign citizen … more

Free N.C. Pastor Held In Turkey

U.S. senators concerned about Andrew Brunson, a North Carolina pastor who is being held in Turkey on bogus charges, recently took steps to put some pressure on Turkey to secure his release. We … more

It Takes A Village

In case you didn’t know, three City of Dunn Parks and Recreation All-Star teams have won Dixie Youth state titles in the last week. Dunn’s Ponytails (12U) and Angels (10U) softball All-Stars, … more

Landing Of RNC May Not Be A Real Victory

What if you were entertaining bids for a convention that figured to be a big pep rally for a president seeking re-election and almost no city wanted your business? And what if you are Charlotte, … more

Tar Heel Editors Speak Out

Thumbs up to Wilson County farmers who pooled their money and labor to repair the Silver Lake dam, a fix that’s already begun transforming the dry lakebed into a reservoir for agriculture and a … more

Time For GenX Plans And Leadership

The word “GenX” entered our lives about 13 months ago. As the summer of 2017 stretched into fall, we began to understand how ubiquitous this threat to health and safety really was. The chemical … more

N.C. Voters Won’t Get Chance To Support Schools

The GOP supermajority in Raleigh has decided that it’s important to let voters decide in November on six changes to the state constitution. Perhaps no priority is more important than enshrining … more

Be The Adult

It’s about that time of the year again. Softball and baseball regular seasons have wrapped up, and All-Star teams are selected to take part in tournaments against other teams from around the state, … more

Let’s Reel The Film Industry Back To N.C.

Despite last weekend’s beautiful weather, many North Carolinians spent at least some of their time inside movie theaters, adding to the $76 million opening weekend profits of “Ant-Man and the … more

Tar Heel Editors Speak Out

You wouldn’t think it based on our traffic and the number of homes being built, but Moore is one of 80 counties North Carolina designates as rural. ... As a rural county, Moore shares some … more
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