February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

‘Let’s see how important these games really are...’

RALEIGH By the time you read this, Super Bowl 50 will be over, and politicians in either Colorado or North Carolina will have gambling debts to pay. More...

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How Republican is North Carolina?

RALEIGH How Republican is North Carolina?My answer is 63. I realize this number has no meaning to you right now. I’ll explain it. For starters, I’m not saying that 63 percent of North Carolina voters are Republicans. Not even half are Republicans. More...

Discarding unelectable candidates, but holding on to their supporters’ enthusiasm

The trick to winning elections, old political warhorses say, is to rally the enthusiasm of the young, the idealistic, and the angry crazies, without getting stuck with a presidential candidate who cannot be stomached by the voters in the middle, the More...

Vote ‘yes’ for bond referendum

To the editor:  On March 15, citizens of Person County and throughout North Carolina will have a chance to vote on candidates running in the Presidential Preference Primary election.  On the same ballot, while not as well known, a very impo More...

Library Lovers’ Month

To the editor:  February is Library Lovers’ Month, so I am taking this opportunity to give a shout out to the Person County Public Library.  I have always loved to read and I find that our library offers us many ways to enjoy a good s More...

Plan your vote for the primary

To the editor:  I would like to remind your readers that they might want to plan for the upcoming primary.  The primary has been moved up to March 15 so that the voters of North Carolina will have more say in the presidential race.  More...

A different perspective

To the editor:  I will sell oceanfront lots in Butte, Montana for the sum of $1 per lot to any and all persons who present positive proof that Mr. More...

Grateful to Person County United Way

To the editor:  The Person County Arts Council (PCAC) would like to acknowledge and thank the Person County United Way (PCUW) for its continued support of Theater and Art Education in Person County.  More...