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Letter: Hernandez family says ‘Thank you, Richmond County’

Letter: Hernandez family says ‘Thank you, Richmond County’

To the editor: Thank you for writing this beautiful article “Beating the odds: Hernandez earns high school diploma” about Jonathan’s high school and cancer story. Also, thank you for publishing… Read more »

On Finance on long-term care insurance: ‘Who needs it?’

On Finance on long-term care insurance: ‘Who needs it?’

“Not me,” you say. You’re young. You’re healthy. You eat right, exercise, and get regular check-ups. Just a few of the reasons people today are living longer. In fact, since… Read more »

Burns: Passing the torch of L-I-B-E-R-T-Y

Burns: Passing the torch of L-I-B-E-R-T-Y

My name is John Hosbrook, and I died 217 years ago. My family has asked me to take you on a tour of our Patriot Past. They said you might… Read more »

Spradlin: Impact of Ingram, Ellerbe getting ‘bigger and bigger’

Spradlin: Impact of Ingram, Ellerbe getting ‘bigger and bigger’

* Photo gallery – more than 900 images This wasn’t intended to be a column. Instead, the original assignment this Saturday afternoon called for a regular news story with quotes from event… Read more »

Kiriakou: 3 felonies a day

Kiriakou: 3 felonies a day

In the world’s most incarcerated country, some high-profile sex offenders walk free We’re supposed to be the “land of the free.” But believe it or not, the United States is… Read more »

Spradlin: Graduating again and again and again

Spradlin: Graduating again and again and again

My parents never showed up to my pre-school graduation. They were there for a special show-and-tell, as I recall, when my mother brought in a litter of cocker spaniel puppies… Read more »

Morial: Diversity sells

Morial: Diversity sells

From the television sets in our living rooms to our local movie theaters, diversity appears to be the new black. Fresh off the success of small-screen hits like Fox’s musical… Read more »

Pease: Democrats angry with ‘sellout’ president

Pease: Democrats angry with ‘sellout’ president

Thank goodness for traditional Democrats with wisdom and experience from a previous trade deal that badly hurt the American worker. They are, for the second time in a generation, opposing… Read more »

Hudson: Standing up for our ‘first freedom’

Hudson: Standing up for our ‘first freedom’

Like many of you, I learned a lot of invaluable lessons from my grandfather. He grew up in Robeson County and worked for the railroad all his life. One of… Read more »

Pastor Hill: The giver of peace

Pastor Hill: The giver of peace

Romans 15:33, “Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.” How do we reach the place where the God of peace is with us? One of the attributes… Read more »

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