August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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A good change despite frustrations

Here at The Courier- Times we appreciate being able to turn left onto Madison Boulevard at the bottom of the hill on Clayton Avenue where our office is located.  Turning left helps us travel directly to places like the county office, the school More...

Lessons for Person in Charlottesville

It’s been hard to hear much news the last couple days that didn’t somehow center around the mess that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.  Thankfully, that news isn’t coming from Person County, but I wonde More...

Defining a hero

To the editor:  I find the letter in the Aug. More...

Legislature must find a way to bridge the state’s cultural divide

Rural Americans feel “trapped” in their communities, stuck in unfavorable financial situations but unable, for both practical and lifestyle reasons, to move to more economically vibrant areas – so says a fascinating article in the A More...

Ideas have real consequences

I powers of states or the constitutional rights of individuals, that didn’t make you a co-conspirator with Timothy McVeigh in the Oklahoma City bombing. More...

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Looking back on an unpleasant history

Two recent books have pushed North Carolinians to deal with unpleasant episodes in our state’s history.  More...