May 12, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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Better ways to lobby state legislators

School districts all around the region are closing their doors next Wednesday because teachers want an opportunity to participate in a rally at the legislature to lobby for improved salaries and working conditions.  The closures weren’t bu More...

Big house in Rougemont not so big

Here is a newspaper headline from last week: “A ‘palace’ in NC: One of the state’s largest homes is for sale.”  Must be the Biltmore House in Asheville, I thought. Then I kept reading. More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: Are you a morning person or a night owl?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  When you shop for something, what’s most important to you?  1. Getting a quality product 2. Getting a good price 3. More...

Keep Hospice as it is

To the editor:  I had heard rumors of selling or closing Person County Home Health and Hospice in Roxboro. On April 18, The Courier- Times published the confirmation of this rumor. More...

Obviously a Trump hater

To the editor:  In response to Mr. Avie Lester’s community article, I would like to state that he does not speak for me or the thousands of people in my community.  He is obviously a Trump hater like his friend the Rev. More...