TAR HEEL VIEW — Cooper’s vetoes: Override 1, but let these 3 stand

TAR HEEL VIEW — Cooper’s vetoes: Override 1, but let these 3 stand

At the General Assembly’s summer school, playing hooky can postpone the final exam.Pivotal override votes on four bills Gov. Roy Cooper has veto...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Which political party is more anti-science?

Which political party is more anti-science?

If Jim Martin could make peace between religion and science, could he do something similar about his Republican Party’s war with science?A few w...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Shrinking government takes courage

Shrinking government takes courage

For decades, the modern conservative movement, and Republicans as an increasingly conservative party, dedicated themselves to the proposition that gov...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Poison on the land

Poison on the land

Do you like strawberries? I do. I not only like them, I love them. Reason being, it brings back memories of childhood and the spring of the year for m...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Thanks, farewell Anson County

Thanks, farewell Anson County

When I moved to Wadesboro to take my position with the Anson Record, I didn’t think I would stay more than a year or two.After graduating from c...

July 20th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Cooper stands up for transparency, vetoes Wade’s bill

TAR HEEL VIEW: Cooper stands up for transparency, vetoes Wade’s bill

The doomsday prediction wasn’t scrawled on a cardboard sign, but printed in bold black ink at the top of the newspaper page.“Trudy Wade...

July 20th, 2017 |  


LETTER: County overreacted to puppy bite

LETTER: County overreacted to puppy bite

To the editor:I call on you (the citizens of Anson County) to demand accountability from your County Commission and County Manager Megan Garner over t...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Why the Left and Right disagree

Why the Left and Right disagree

Why do people disagree about political issues?All arguments, political or otherwise, consist of three elements. One is a definition of terms. The seco...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver’s seat

Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver’s seat

Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is our free and voluntary program that helps people get v...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Jim Martin on science and religion

Jim Martin on science and religion

Can a former North Carolina governor bridge the gap between science and religion?Jim Martin gives it a try in a new book, “Revelation Through Sc...

July 17th, 2017 |