Crime may become election issue

Crime may become election issue

As the candidates for North Carolina attorney general, Republican Buck Newton and Democrat Josh Stein, met Sept. 20 at Asheboro’s Sunset Theatre...

September 28th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Prayer can make the world better

LETTER: Prayer can make the world better

To the editor:I thank you for every letter the Richmond County Journal published from me since I was in Vietnam in 1965 and ‘66.I wrote about my...

August 30th, 2016 |  


The American flag talks to Kaepernick

The American flag talks to Kaepernick

“I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.”That’s the way...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Frederick Douglass, tax rebel

Frederick Douglass, tax rebel

Federick Douglass (1818-1895) is an American hero, a man born a slave who sought and achieved his own freedom — and lived to tell the story in w...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Get a real education to succeed

Get a real education to succeed

Value creation, not school, is what leads to success.Education, regardless of where it takes place, is the process of learning how to create value. If...

August 30th, 2016 |  


The Minotaur and today’s politics

The Minotaur and today’s politics

Do you think that the Greek legendary half-bull, half-man called the Minotaur could help us understand what is going on in American politics this year...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Freedom rises in North Carolina

Freedom rises in North Carolina

RALEIGH — The latest report card about freedom is out — and North Carolina shows progress in several areas. But some of our grades are sti...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

Gerrymandering has been going on for so long in American politics that it is treated as a tool of the trade.The Republican-controlled General Assembly...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Teacher pay ideas get test

Teacher pay ideas get test

RALEIGH — Try something new? I’m all for it. But whether you are talking about changing your diet, changing your career, or changing your ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Putting our veterans first

Putting our veterans first

If you go to the movies this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be watching one of many superheroes. America loves a superhero — s...

August 5th, 2016 |