Legislative support for active troops and veterans

Legislative support for active troops and veterans

Providing for the common defense of our nation is one of the few responsibilities of Congress explicitly stated in the United States Constitution. As ...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Funding our national defense

Funding our national defense

America faces serious threats from radical Islamist terrorism. As well, we face grave peril as President Obama chose to give Iran a clear path to nucl...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Clark family history

Clark family history

According to census data, the Rev. Crump C. Clark was born in about 1906 in either Burnsville Township or Ansonville, but according to his gravesite i...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Trying to keep the ball rolling

Trying to keep the ball rolling

I’ve finished my second week as editor of the Anson Record and the Richmond County Daily Journal, and I still haven’t moved into the big c...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Get to Ayden before it’s too late

Get to Ayden before it’s too late

Can a Louisiana food writer tell us something about North Carolina barbecue that we did not already know?Rien Fertel gives it a good try in his new bo...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Harris supports HB2, affordable health care

To the editor:On June 6, Mark Harris is running for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.Mark Harris will, and North Carolinians must, st...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Social Security policies for same-sex couples updated

Social Security policies for same-sex couples updated

Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, holding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in all...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


The story of my ancestors

The story of my ancestors

My great-great-great-grandparents were Asberry Bailey and his wife, Mary Pauline Haire Bailey.Asberry was born in about 1822 in Anson County and died ...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


The next big high-tech product: Why Concord?

The next big high-tech product: Why Concord?

Why would Alevo, a European company seeking to develop and manufacture a powerful groundbreaking battery, choose Concord, N.C., as the site of its ope...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Opioid abuse: A national epidemic

Opioid abuse: A national epidemic

Right now, opioid abuse and addiction are spreading across our country at an alarming rate. At this very moment, roughly 6.5 million Americans are abu...

May 20th, 2016 |