Log in

Sign up

Main Editorials archive page

View Archive

Recent Editorials

Fair awards: Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair a success due to work of many

Wayne County residents can take pride in the fact that it has one of the state's best local fairs. This week, fair officials brought home four trophies from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. It was the first time...

Winners: Kasich, Bush finishes generate more interest than actual victors

Donald Trump got the victory he needed in New Hampshire Tuesday, but it was the undercard of candidates that provided the most drama. Trump received support from a broad spectrum of voters -- young and old, rich and poor, rural...

Win needed: Front-runners and underdogs alike need New Hampshire momentum

Donald Trump needs a first-place finish in New Hampshire today or he risks watching the wheels on his campaign start to wobble a bit. Trump came in second in the Iowa caucuses to winner Ted Cruz, but he was...

Mystified: Are judges suddenly surprised that race is a factor in district boundaries?

A panel of three federal judges late last week struck down the boundary lines for two of North Carolina's congressional districts, saying that race had played too big a role in determining the districts' boundaries. What? Since first being used...

Impact Wayne: Fund drive exemplifies what public-private teamwork can do

The Impact Wayne fundraising campaign being conducted by the Wayne County Development Alliance is nearing its $1.1 million goal. We hope it reaches it soon. The campaign is intended to raise money to help with economic development in the...

Survey: Healthy dose of data should benefit all Wayne County residents

The Wayne County Board of Health needs your help. Health officials are asking the public to take the time to fill out a survey on the quality of life here in the county. Board members and health officials will...

Key seats: School board elections are crucial to economic development

Wayne County leaders gathered this week to talk about economic development and before long the conversation turned, as usual, to education. The county cannot expect to have business and industrial growth, several local and state leaders said, until it...

Rubio rising: Iowa didn't give him first place, but it gave his campaign momentum

Ted Cruz may have finished first in the Republican caucus in Iowa, but he was not the night's biggest winner. That honor goes to Marco Rubio, who came from a distant third place in the polls to finish a strong...

Constitution wins: Justices rightly distinguish between executive and legislative powers

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory won a big victory the other day against the leaders of the Legislature. And in doing so, he also won one for the state Constitution. McCrory had sued the Legislature for making appointments he...

Must win: Ted Cruz can't go much further if he doesn't stop Trump in Iowa

The Iowa caucuses are beginning to look like a must-win for Ted Cruz. Pundits say that if Cruz doesn't stop Donald Trump in Iowa, he might not get a second chance. Even Cruz's supporters say that if he doesn't...

Monthly Archives