January 27, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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Focusing on the end goal for students

Recent reports that projected graduation rates in Person County are expected to climb is good news indeed. Person County’s graduation rate has been embarrassingly low in recent years, sometimes as little as 75 percent. More...

We should compare apples to apples

If you recently read or heard about North Carolina ranking 40th in “education” and found that rank plausible, I thank you for keeping up with the news. More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: What’s your favorite thing to do when it snows?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  Who will win this year’s Super Bowl?  1. New England Patriots 2. More...

Get behind a fire tax

To the editor:  Last year when I went to a meeting of the Person County Board of Commissioners, I was surprised to find out that North Carolina apparently views public safety to exclude fire protection.  More...