October 14, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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Talking together about race

Brothers and Sisters in Conversation have been meeting for more than a year. Their meetings certainly haven’t been closed to the public, but there hasn’t been a widespread awareness about the group and their mission.  More...

Bad bill opens a Pandora’s Box

Imagine this hypothetical scenario: Someone wants to build a factory in your neighborhood, a change that would bring noise, pollution and heavy truck traffic. More...

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How should we calculate true tax fairness?

Back when I used to commission regular surveys of North Carolina voters, one of my favorite questions had to do with tax fairness.  More...

Facebook, Google missed an opportunity

Victims were still bleeding out below the Vegas sniper’s deadly perch when the first noxious lies, disguised as “news,” began circulating through the internet.  More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: The North Carolina State Fair begins Oct. 12. What’s your favorite attraction?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  What criminal activity worries you most?  1. Drug use 2. Drunk drivers 3. More...

Thanks for Togo support

To the editor:  Please join our family in thanking Westwood Baptist Church and Roxboro and the surrounding communities for their generous help with the Edwards Road to Togo Benefit, held Oct. 7, 2017. More...