Editorials
    • How Dunn can win the $3M T-Mobile Techover

      Dunn is one of 10 towns in the running for a $3 million technology makeover in T-Mobile’s “Hometown Techover” initiative, expanding the …

    • Platforms for censorship

      Cancel culture and wokeism have turned social media into truly perverse tools: They now aggressively censor key points of view (at least from …

    • Biden’s plans are fantasy

      We can make transportation policy by finding out how people are going to travel and then making that travel as safe, efficient and …

    • Burgin wins an attaboy

      Sen. Jim Burgin, R-Harnett, is getting kudos from one of the state’s major professional associations. At issue is the senator’s …

    • ‘Sheriff Joe’ hangs up badge

      Since the beginning of the Reagan administration, the federal-budget submission to Congress has included a list of proposed budget cuts, …

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Fewer students major in humanities

RALEIGH — Most students attend colleges or universities primarily to acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials required to get a rewarding job. That’s what most college students …

Sorting through assassination of Haiti's president

As more information trickles out on the assassination of Haiti President Jovenel Moise, there are details that point to the issue of narcotics trafficking in South Florida and issues surrounding how …

Effect of state policy isn’t huge

RALEIGH — For years, North Carolina conservatives and progressives argued incessantly about the effects of the state’s rightward turn. Conservatives said lower taxes and less regulation …

The wrong solution

This must be Opposite Week because I found myself — at least partially — agreeing with something said by socialist grandstander Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She was criticizing Amazon …

Burning the midnight kilowatts

“There’s nothing good going on after midnight that you need to be part of,” my momma repeatedly told me. She was right. Our legislators would do well to heed that advice. No …

The perverse agenda of Black Lives Matter

Since the new wave of race consciousness that has been sweeping our country, precipitated by the graphic video of the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin, something very strange …
Letters to the editor
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Spruce up city with flowers

To the editor: Everyone in Dunn needs to go to Angier and see their beautiful downtown. It’s full of pots overflowing with lovely flowers. They have a new section of single tables down …
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Giving officers a bad name

To the editor: In reference to the article on June 22, (“$6M payout settles excessive force lawsuit”) the officers are still on duty and no discipline was mentioned. It seems like …

Health care a local treasure

To the editor: I am writing this letter to let our community know — through you — of what I consider to be a local treasure ... excellent medical professionals ... right here in our …
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Lesson will be taught at the polls

To the editor: To the (Harnett County) commissioners, I could not face the county and citizens of Harnett County after denying the nonprofits a few dollars especially at a time of crucial …
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Nonprofits save county money

To the editor: The recent decision by the three new commissioners shows the citizens of this county they can make decisions without knowing all the facts. Previous Boards of Commissioners have …
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Nonprofits save county money

To the editor: The recent decision by the three new commissioners shows the citizens of this county they can make decisions without knowing all the facts. Previous Boards of Commissioners have …
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