LETTER: Are parents concerned about the bathroom?

To the editor:The gay and lesbian has a right to live whatever life they want. But the people in Charlotte say I have no right to say I don’t wa...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Day of voting doesn’t matter

LETTER: Day of voting doesn’t matter

To the editor:This is in reference to an article in the Thursday, July 21 Daily Journal about the early voting schedule.In the story, Chairman (A.B.) ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Should Christians agree with Billy Graham?

LETTER: Should Christians agree with Billy Graham?

To the editor:Should Christians agree with the views of evangelist William Franklin Graham Jr.? Billy Graham was born on Nov. 7, 1918. He eventually p...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: It’s time for ‘Ashton Locklear Day’

LETTER: It’s time for ‘Ashton Locklear Day’

To the editor:Richmond County — I think it’s time for “Ashton Locklear Day” to celebrate her achievements (and a key to the ci...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Leave logic out of this

If you’re stuck in an unwanted situation, you have three options:Option No. 1: Try to escape it.Option No. 2: Try to enjoy it.Option No. 3: Rese...

July 26th, 2016 |  


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 |