Our two great Robert Morgans

North Carolinians of my generation have been blessed with two important Robert Morgans. One is the mountain-born-and-raised and acclaimed writer who i...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Clinton needs Biden — so do we

Clinton needs Biden — so do we

For her sake, and for ours, I hope Hillary Clinton asks Joe Biden to run for a third vice presidential term this fall.There are several important reas...

July 17th, 2016 |  


The history of Elder Ralf Freeman: Anson County slave-turned-preacher

The history of Elder Ralf Freeman: Anson County slave-turned-preacher

If you are a descendant of the Rev. Joe Ratliff of West Deep Creek Missionary Baptist Church then you are also a descendant of Elder Ralf Freeman beca...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Fixing our mental health system

Fixing our mental health system

This week, 422 Members of Congress joined together to pass the most significant reform of America’s mental health system in decades.In the after...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Regulatory system should work for the people, be transparent

Regulatory system should work for the people, be transparent

Ronald Reagan once said, “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: if it moves, tax it. If it keeps mov...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Anson County Extension Center offers Ask an Expert resource

Anson County Extension Center offers Ask an Expert resource

Anson County residents now have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips, thanks to a web tool offered b...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Rep. Brody provides budget, legislative updates from Raleigh

Rep. Brody provides budget, legislative updates from Raleigh

Raleigh newsThe Legislative Short Session began on April 25 and after two months of hard work and tight schedules, the North Carolina House of Represe...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Working together to secure today and tomorrow

Working together to secure today and tomorrow

Your first job is a landmark occasion. You’re meeting new people, making professional connections and probably cashing that first paycheck. You ...

July 10th, 2016 |  


Dates set for Anson County Ag Expo and Fair

Dates set for Anson County Ag Expo and Fair

Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 23-24, the dates for this year’s Anson Ag Expo & Fair. The event’s planning committee...

July 9th, 2016 |  


The far-right crusade continues

The far-right crusade continues

House and Senate leaders gathered behind the podium in the press conference room in the Legislative Building early Monday night to talk to the assembl...

July 9th, 2016 |