TAR HEEL VIEW: Justice won’t be achieved through rioting and looting

TAR HEEL VIEW: Justice won’t be achieved through rioting and looting

People have a right to protest; they have a right to be enraged by what they believe is an injustice. They do not, however, have a right to damage pro...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


The Midway Monkey Attacks

The Midway Monkey Attacks

The “Midway Monkey Attacks” of 1967 — did they take place or did they not?It’s been almost 50 years now. The physical wounds m...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


LETTER: Gerrymandering needs to stop

LETTER: Gerrymandering needs to stop

To the editor:Robert Lee expressed understandable frustration on September 17 at a system that has resulted in Congressional rule by roughly 545 ̵...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: HB2 deal falls through due to partisan politics

TAR HEEL VIEW: HB2 deal falls through due to partisan politics

The carrot was dangling inches from our fingertips and just before we could grab it, it was quickly snatched away.The carrot in this instance was havi...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Census data reflects need to expand Medicaid

Census data reflects need to expand Medicaid

The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau included some frustrating information about North Carolina and it wasn’t just the state’s slug...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


LETTER: The Big Apple comes to Richmond County

LETTER: The Big Apple comes to Richmond County

To the editor:Three hundred and five tickets sold, 70 volunteers, 17 restaurants, eight dancing duos, three judges, two performing couples, one fantas...

September 21st, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: McCrory, Charlotte should find fix for an actual problem

TAR HEEL VIEW: McCrory, Charlotte should find fix for an actual problem

Gov. Pat McCrory and the Republican leadership that is most responsible for House Bill 2 tossed that football — well, hand grenade might be a mo...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Who wanted higher sales taxes?

Who wanted higher sales taxes?

North Carolina Democrats running for statewide offices this year are trying to convince voters that Republicans favor higher taxes on “working p...

September 21st, 2016 |  


North Carolina’s economy: Behind the headlines

North Carolina’s economy: Behind the headlines

In less than four years, North Carolina’s economy has undergone significant improvement, overcoming structural and cyclical headwinds to emerge ...

September 20th, 2016 |  


LETTER: JROTC a huge education asset to Richmond Senior

LETTER: JROTC a huge education asset to Richmond Senior

To the editor:In certain ways, the JROTC program offered by Richmond Senior High School may be the the most important educational asset on campus. I w...

September 20th, 2016 |