June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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How best to encourage growth

Roxboro City Council members are making all the right moves as it relates to a proposed new residential development, which could bring nearly 400 new homes to the community.  More...

Glad to get that job done each week

Do you have jobs that you dread doing, but once they are done you’re glad you did it?  That’s how I feel about cutting the grass... and doing the dishes... and, well, doing the laundry. More...

Reading other points of view is good for public debate

Why are you reading this column?  Make no mistake – I’m glad you are. I hope you are an avid reader of editorials, op-eds, and columns in newspapers, magazines and online forums. But motivation matters.  More...

French food can’t compete with memory of war

When I was in France last week, Anthony Bourdain, also in France working on his popular and influential food and culture program for CNN, took his life.  Bourdain was in one of his favorite regions, Alsace, which was controlled by Germany for 50 More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: Which would be your superpower of choice?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  How many hours of sleep do you usually get?  1. 3-5 hours 2. 5-8 hours 3. More...