Somethings are better left at home

Rolesville High School’s first football game Aug. 29 might have been “just” a jayvee game, but you wouldn’t have known it. The entire town, it seemed, turned out for the event, filling the home team’s side. The boisterous fans were surely the 12th-member of the Rams squad that...

Some things never come into style

by Jean McCamy I really like white pants — short, medium and long. That’s about all I wear in the summer. They go with everything. If you get something on them (think tomatoes, squashed mosquitoes, grass stains) that won’t wash out, you can bleach them. They seem cooler than dark...

Doctors are suppressing my rights

by Jim Tynen You’ve been hearing about vote suppression. Well, recently I underwent medical suppression. Political activists have been claiming that the state’s new voter ID requirement is voter suppression. They say that many people lack a driver license, or other forms of...

Tax reform should put consumers first — not banks

by Patricia Wesenberg As tax reform picks up speed in Congress, special-interest groups are storming Capitol Hill to ensure that they get favorable tax treatment. Fortunately, some groups— like credit unions— are looking out for the interests of hard-working Americans in this tax...