January 28, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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‘The job is bigger than you, Mr. President’

It has been often said that the job of being president of the United States is bigger than the person. More...

Don’t squander the coming surplus

RALEIGH Here’s the good news: North Carolina’s state budget is solidly in the black. From July to December, the first six months of the fiscal year, General Fund revenues are up four percent over the same time last year. More...

‘Words could never express my gratitude’

To the editor:  Thank you for all the letters of encouragement and support. Words could never express my gratitude.  Also, thank you to The Courier-Times for the article in the newspaper about our need.  God bless you, everyone.   More...

Getting ready for Relay for Life 2017 in Person County

To the editor:  For many years Person County has joined thousands of other communities in the world’s largest movement to end the pain and suffering caused by cancer — the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.  Each year, our More...

‘Thanks again, legislature’

To the editor:  The Republican legislature has bragged about how it has lowered taxes for North Carolinians.  Sometimes it seems like a shell game since the point where taxes hit the taxpayer just keeps moving.  For 2014, the legislato More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classi.ed documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. What do you think about the decision? More...