N.C. Rep Malone responds to former mayor’s concerns

To the editor:   Years ago, when I was running for the town board of commissioners, former Mayor Dick Monteith invited me to lunch. I got to know Dick and think of him as a great leader and a fine gentleman. We have over the years been friends and allies, but we obviously...

Happy New Year?

In addition to most everyone reading (or writing) this column seeing health insurance go up 30 to 70 to 100 percent (or more) under the Affordable Care Act, finding their state income tax barely go down a few percentage points (if that), utility rates go up and the loss of the...

Franklinton/Youngsville Police Reports 1-9

Franklinton Arrests •Monique Antoinette Collins, 34, 101 Mill St., was arrested at home by Sgt. KJ Hornaday and charged with child abuse Jan. 2, 3:30 p.m. Officer B. Martin wrote in his report that he responded to an assault call with another officer to the home and assisted in...