Jazz performance scheduled at Theatre on the Green in Cheraw

Jazz performance scheduled at Theatre on the Green in Cheraw

CHERAW, S.C. — The Cheraw Arts Commission will present Sammy Miller and the Congregation in May. The group will perform at the Theatre on the Gr...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


7th-grade wordsof wisdom: BigLip’s finest hour

7th-grade wordsof wisdom: BigLip’s finest hour

The shortest fight in Polkton history had not been Big Lip’s finest hour — that hour occurred some years before.It was in the fall, on reg...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


You decide: Why did we move away from self-sufficiency?

You decide: Why did we move away from self-sufficiency?

We are again involved in a debate about health insurance for those not covered by their employer, Medicare, Medicaid or other group. Many want to repl...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


See all types of green this spring: Financial Literacy Month

See all types of green this spring: Financial Literacy Month

FAYETTEVILLE — April is Financial Literacy Month, and there is no better time than right now to save for your future. The earlier you start savi...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


A NC mountain woman’s adventure in Bulgaria

A NC mountain woman’s adventure in Bulgaria

Why would North Carolinian Elizabeth Kostova, who is a New York Times No.1 bestselling author, set her action-packed novel in Bulgaria?I will give you...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Hitler referencesminimize horrorsof the Holocaust

Memo to politicians and their flacks: The next time you’re fumbling for a handy historical figure with whom to compare whoever you’re deno...

April 19th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: General Assembly should protect free speech on campus

OUR VIEW: General Assembly should protect free speech on campus

From East Carolina University’s ban on posters and fliers with language “offensive to a member of or a visitor to the university community...

April 18th, 2017 |  


While President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were getting to know each other last weekend, a native North Carolinian was warning that th...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Social Security in plain language — it feels good to be understood

Social Security in plain language — it feels good to be understood

FAYETTEVILLE — Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. As in any relationship, communication is key to forging strong conne...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Campuses should foster free speech

Campuses should foster free speech

During my recent week as a “practitioner in residence” at Duke University, speaking to a wide range of faculty and students, I felt more t...

April 16th, 2017 |