September 8, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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A bigger problem than a single hole

The debate between a property owner and the City of Roxboro is ongoing as both try to figure out how to resolve the problem of a sinkhole and the resulting sewage spill that took place last week.  Property owner Tommy Winstead believes public in More...

Why voters choose to stay at home

When 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upset a 10-term incumbent congressman in New York – in a set of Democratic primaries that saw selfproclaimed democratic socialists in the Bernie Sanders mold pick up seats across the country -– Th More...

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Employing sidelined workers

North Carolina’s economy is in reasonably good shape. Over the past five years of available data, our state’s employers have added 480,000 net new jobs, with our job-creation rate exceeding the national and Southeastern averages. More...

Hunger for life, a longing for death

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Anna Beer could cost North Carolina taxpayers millions of dollars. How in the world could this British author and scholar cost us so much money? More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: If your life was a movie, what genre would be it be?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  Should Roxboro allow alcohol sales two hours earlier than is currently allowed on Sundays?  1. Yes 2. More...