October 10, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

Guns in classrooms not a safe solution

We, like Bruce Wrenn, want our children in our schools to be safe each and every day. We, however, do not agree with Wrenn’s plans to arm teachers in the classrooms with guns.  More...

Momentum building for General Assembly changes

RALEIGH The General Assembly finally called it quits for the 2015 session at 4:18 a.m. Sept. 30, more than eight months and 260 calendar days after convening in January. More...

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Labor market woes are national

RALEIGH While North Carolina’s unemployment rate currently stands at just under six percent, some argue that problems in the state’s labor market are worse than that one statistic would indicate. More...

‘The citizens of Roxboro deserve a serious reconsideration’  Free Access 

To the editor: If the North Carolina Republican-controlled legislature didn’t do enough to suppress hard-earned voting rights — two legal suits are in the state and federal courts to overturn this legislation — Person County has now changed precincts More...

‘I just can’t say enough about this production’

To the editor:  The Hee Haw show was outstanding. I, for one, hope Person County brings more shows like this to town. It was a huge success and everyone is talking about it. More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: Donald Trump’s tax reform plan would eliminate taxes for individuals making less than $25,000, married couples making less than $50,000, and lower business rates to 15 percent. Do you support his plan? More...