On Thursday, Oct. 18th, One Stop Early Voting begins in North Carolina. That means unless you plan to cast your ballots on Election Day, Nov.6th, you’ll have between the 18thof October and the third of November to do so early.

As always, this newspaper will make recommendations about the candidates we endorse for public office. Of course, we hope that our readers and community are closely following all of the candidates on the ballot, and make their ultimate choices based on competence and record, not party.

This is a pivotal election in so many ways, not just for the state, but also for our nation, and ultimately our children. Our community made history in 2008. read more…