Education

Attorney General Josh Stein: Explaining recent changes to student loan debt

By Josh Stein NC Attorney General When people take out student loans, they’re investing in their future — ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Sept. 25

What the American flag means to me In a recent letter to the editor a fellow citizen expressed ...

Guest columns

Alex Jones: Two visions for North Carolina

An archetype of North Carolina’s economic lifeblood has contained, at various points, the following scenes: the rustic horror ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Sept. 13

Thanks for fundraiser I wanted to give credit where credit is due. I have been sick for some ...

Guest columns

DG Martin: Can’t stop UNC’s move to Raleigh

Too late. It has already been done. The Spangler building that served as headquarters of the UNC system ...

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Shop talk — putting together a newspaper isn’t as easy as you might think

If you’ve been out to some restaurants still trying to get back up to speed after the pandemic, ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Sept. 11

Memories of Empire Hotel A friend of mine sent me the article about the Empire Hotel. I was ...

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: Questionable expertise not needed on gun violence

The gun violence that has engulfed this City for decades brings out the worst in people.  I’m not ...

Opinion

Tom Nelson: The other September day of infamy 

Most adults in this country who are alive today remember Sept. 11, 2001. No one alive today remembers ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Cyberattack

Guest columns

My Turn, Antwaun Thompson: The power of teen personal responsibility — taking charge of your life

By Antwaun Thompson Teaching teens personal responsibility is a key component of life that they’ll rely on into ...

Columnists

Blankenship column: Bookends

This is version three. My first attempt started off with a romanticized recounting of my first days at ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Sept. 8

Bank should change name if not serving all Americans Apparently ongoing policies to support racist and radical causes ...

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: Keeping connected

Of all the emails I read today, one made me especially glad for electronic communication. I know what ...

Guest columns

Larry Efird: Off to school — and to the world

I recently helped our daughter move to Washington, D.C., to embark on a new journey in her life.  Even ...

Clyde

Clyde: Keep a cardboard box or two around

A good cardboard box is hard to find. The kind just right to put a chicken or a ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Fish Arcades

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Not missing out on anything

One of the hazards of working the strange hours that some newspaper folks do is you miss out ...

Guest columns

Whitey Harwood’s From the Wood Shed: Whole lot of thinkin’ going on

The My Turn by Jane Grogan Smith-Steinberg (JGS-S) started out with, “I don’t think so” and ended up ...

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: My priorities are in order

This country celebrated an important milestone last week. As we turned the calendar and rolled into a new ...

Guest columns

Ada Fisher: Public health’s black eyes  

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s recent announcement of his plan to retire from leadership related to the national coronavirus pandemic ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Sept. 4

Withers highly competent, an innovative leader Congratulations to the members of the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on ...

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: The myth of perfection

Sometimes I just sit and think. And other times, I just sit. I tell myself I need to ...

Guest columns

Roger Barbee: Mark Robinson’s majority

The lieutenant governor of North Carolina, Mark Robinson, has written his autobiography, “We Are the Majority: The Life ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Aug. 30

Feeling blessed to have known Julian Robertson Jason Walser’s article in Thursday’s paper was excellent. It did a ...

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: Understanding the power of words

It’s true actions prove who you are, but words prove who you pretend to be.  People throw words ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Julian Robertson

Guest columns

My Turn, Russ Stevens: Student loan debt forgiveness favors high-income Americans

I find it ironic that President Biden used the term “fair” in his answer to a reporter’s question ...

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