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April 30, 2016

Darts

To rumblings already in the General Assembly suggesting a referendum on the controversial House Bill 2. The trial balloon floated up from the floor this week during a legislator’s TV interview and will do nothing but add to the flotsam and jetsam swirling in the aftermath of...


Firearms on Campus

April 29, 2016

This country has begun to live in fear of gun violence in public places, from movie theaters to schools. It's a sad commentary that the wealthiest country in the world, which is awash in guns, has a problem with random violence.

Or rather, it should come as no surprise this country has a...


Council delay on raises a good start to getting finances in order

April 28, 2016

The Greenville City Council made the right decision Monday when it delayed a vote on raises for city and GUC employees, but its pending decision should be based on more than budget funds and a survey of other cities’ and public utilities’ pay rates.

Councilman Rick Smiley,...


Keep the ENC welcome mat wide for world's refugees

April 27, 2016

Even as eastern North Carolinians continue to face some tough challenges of their own, the efforts that some are making to help those far less fortunate deserve recognition.

On Thursday night at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greenville, people gathered to talk about ways churches,...