March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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A heated lesson in local civics

Students who attended the local government day session with Person County commissioners were treated to the elected official equivalent of a playground brawl when Person County commissioners Kyle Puryear and Ray Jeffers engaged in a verbal spat over More...

GOP has tied Dems into knots

You have to give credit to state Republicans: they’re pretty clever.  They keep finding simple issues to drive their voters to the polls while putting Democrats on the defensive, like an income tax cap.  More...

Lifelong learners can teach us a lesson or two

The smartest people I know are lifelong learners.  Oh sure, we all learn lessons throughout our life. More...

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Radio host rails against system

Diane Rehm’s scheduled visit to Elon University on April 6 is reminding fans of her public radio program how much they miss her since her retirement at the beginning of this year.  More...

Bringing courtrooms into the 21st century

Do you keep up with your friends and family by typing personal letters and dropping them in the mailbox? Do you do all your shopping at the mall? When traveling, do you use a pay phone to call a taxi?  More...