Category Archives: Opinion

Letter to the editor: Why is it only the 9th Congressional District Race Being Scrutinized?

For weeks we have been hearing about issues with the 9th Congressional District election. Mark Harris leads Dan McCready by 905 votes, but the State Board of Elections has twice failed to certify Harris’ victory. Irregularities concerning absentee ballots and possible ballot harvesting, mainly in Bladen and Robeson counties, have been the focus of investigators, and the sticking point preventing

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Dear Onslow,

I’ve spent some time out this morning talking with all the candidates on site at the One Stop voting location at public safety. I encourage each of you as fellow citizens to get out and talk with the candidates and address your concerns, ask questions that are weighing on your heart, express your ideas if you have them and see

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The Stranger Danger of Community Conversations.

Yesterday my husband had surgery (went well and he’s beginning a swift recovery and stronger today) and meanwhile there, I ran out to get him gym shorts and to the pharmacy to go ahead and have his meds done on discharge from surgery. Thankfully I did that, because it only took an hour and a half to complete that mission

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A Mel’ O Brown Sugar Rose Scrub

  As some friends, followers and acquaintances have noticed, I’m preferable to a good do-it-yourself product especially skin care or home cleaning products vs a store bought one with the harsh preservatives and toxic chemicals, additives and dyes- oh my! So I have recently gone back to my old routine of Sunday’s making my potions so to speak. Last Sunday

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