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 |  


Funding formula unfair

Funding formula unfair

North Carolina’s current method for funding public schools favors wealthy counties over low-income areas, according to a new study from the stat...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Trump turned on the light

The outcome of the presidential election puzzled many people. How could such a brash, offensive personality — who didn’t understand the nu...

November 25th, 2016 |  


NC will keep GOP track

NC will keep GOP track

RALEIGH — Regardless of the ultimate outcome of the governor’s race, North Carolina will continue its role as one of the nation’s le...

November 24th, 2016 |