August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Debating When to Debate

Word has it that the governor’s race will be run till the final mile without the encumbrance of debates, and then as few as possible. So much for an informed electorate. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Jean Phillips

PHIPPSBURG — Gloria Jean Phillips, 73, of Phippsburg, passed away at home peacefully on Aug. 5, 2014, with family by her side. She was born on Dec. 15, 1940, the daughter of Irene and Sewall Waltz. More...

World

Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad

BAGHDAD   Clashes between Iraqi troops and Sunni militants west of Baghdad killed at least four children today as the United Nations announced its highest level of emergency for the Arab country’s humanitarian crisis in the wake of the ons More...

Nation/World

Together 48 years, couple fights N.C. marriage ban

HIGH POINT, N.C.   On the summer night Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin committed to spending their lives together, the No. 1 song was “When A Man Loves A Woman.”  Lyndon B. Johnson was president. More...