February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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Pleased with dropout rate decreases

We were pleased to learn that high school dropout rates have fallen across Person County. There’s no one who would argue that a decrease of any kind in a statistic of that kind is a bad thing.  More...


Our readers have their say

Libraries don’t operate for free   To the editor:  More...

Kenny Rogers’ tune has become a trivia question

Johnny’s Journal

There comes a time, in every man’s life, when he has to stand up and be counted. More...

Will Trump remember Washington?


Will Trump remember Washington on Presidents’ Day?  Will President Donald Trump remember George Washington when we celebrate Presidents’ Day next week?  Here is some help for him with thoughts from a column I wrote earlier.  More...

Fiscal uncertainty hurts economy


Do governors and state legislators really have much to do with the performance of state economies? More...