Ruling costs hourly workers

Ruling costs hourly workers

Dec. 1, 2016 was supposed to be a great day for an estimated 156,000 salaried workers in North Carolina. But thanks to a recent federal court order, t...

December 10th, 2016 |  


GOP can’t undo election

The General Assembly is returning to Raleigh next week for a special session to help areas of the state suffering from the effects of Hurricane Matthe...

December 9th, 2016 updated: December 9th, 2016. |  


McCrory governed as mayor

McCrory governed as mayor

Gov. Pat McCrory finally conceded the 2016 election to Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monday, but he actually lost the race on March 23 when he signed...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Students told to fight back

Students told to fight back

Responding to the Nov. 28 Ohio State University assault that led to 11 injuries, the University of North Carolina is encouraging security officials at...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Burr win deserves spotlight

Burr win deserves spotlight

RALEIGH — During the fall campaign in North Carolina, the presidential and gubernatorial races captured most of the attention. That was understa...

December 5th, 2016 |  


GOP suffers power loss

GOP suffers power loss

That sound you hear from Raleigh these days is coming from leading North Carolina Republicans, astonished that their iron grip on state government is ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


GOP factions can unite

GOP factions can unite

WASHINGTON — The first time I lived in the nation’s capital, Ronald Reagan was president. The conservatives I knew there were proud of the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Expect modest DPI changes

Expect modest DPI changes

The election of Donald Trump and the drama surrounding North Carolina’s gubernatorial race have overshadowed down-ballot, comparatively low-prof...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Robeson now a battleground

Robeson now a battleground

Robeson County garnered statewide attention by voting strongly Republican this election. Though Democratic registration has dropped to 67 percent coun...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Liberals forgetting federalism

Liberals forgetting federalism

RALEIGH — For the second time in recent experience, and the fifth time in American history, a presidential candidate has been elected despite ha...

November 28th, 2016 |