January 17, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. More...

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UNC policy draws lawsuit

CONSERVATIVE

RALEIGH Another wave of bad publicity and legal questions isn’t what the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill needs. More...

Pulse Poll

THE QUESTION: New nationwide standards on the disposal of coal ash from the EPA treat coal ash as a non-hazardous solid waste, triggering disposal requirements like those applied to household garbage and kitchen scraps. More...

‘We cannot forget the past, if so we have no future’

To the editor:  On Nov. 2, 1983, President Ronald Regan signed a bill creating a federal holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights icon.  It was observed for the first time on Jan. 20, 1986.  More...

‘We look forward to serving you’

DOWN TO EARTH

The Person Board of County Commissioners has appointed a committee of volunteers from each district in the county. The committee’s name is Person County Environmental Issues Advisory Committee or EIAC. More...