March 8, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

Despite the talk, early voting hours get trimmed

RALEIGH Last week, Gov. Pat McCrory told a national cable news audience, “In fact, (North Carolina’s voter ID law) does not shorten the hours for early voting.” In fact, in at least 32 counties, it very well may. More...

N.C. is boringly average

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RALEIGH Fair warning: I may be about to bore you to distraction. Is there any more potent political issue in North Carolina than education? Probably not. More...

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‘We cannot continue to spend ourselves into prosperity’

To the editor:  Well, political shenanigans aren’t just happening in Washington.  Once again our current county commission has voted in favor of pet projects instead of watching the county’s bottom line for the people of Person More...

‘Sincerest congratulations on the superb series’

To the editor:  Sincerest congratulations on the superb series celebrating Black History Month in the February issues of The Courier- Times.  All of these articles resonated with me, but I especially enjoyed the reflections of Angeline Nels More...

‘How can comments like this be ignored?’

To the editor:  As you have read in The Courier Times, the Person County Senior Center is being forced to move.  Shutting down this center affects about 200 seniors, who come to the center daily. More...

Republican Party’s relevance continues to decline

To the editor:  Who could have imagined 20 years ago that today same-sex marriage would fast be becoming accepted in our American culture?  Credit must be given to the Republican Party. More...