Positives and negatives

T.C. Roberson High School plans to continue its drug-testing program for a second year. So far, however, no other Buncombe County school is following suit. Roberson implemented a pilot program last year that randomly tested students involved in extracurricular activities. Constitutional issues prohibit mandatory testing of the entire student body, because they are required by […]

A knock on the door

“It takes courage for individuals to come forward in situations like this, and I urge anyone with information that may be useful and helpful to authorities to use this opportunity.” U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft,Sept. 11, 2001 Squeaky’s Convenience Store in downtown Black Mountain has a flag in its front window and little flags on […]