Election Endorsements

Editorials

Endorsement: Why conservatives have no option but to support Clinton

Through the years, The State’s editorial board has evaluated presidential nominees based on our support for reducing the national debt, strengthening national security and other conservative values, and as a result, we have not endorsed a Democratic presidential nominee since Jimmy Carter in 1976. This year, those same values compel us to endorse Hillary Clinton.

Lexington Middle parents rush to pick up children after violence threat

This was the scene Tuesday morning at Lexington Middle as parents lined up to remove their children from school after a threat of violence was made.
Dwayne McLemore