TAR HEEL VIEW: Honor those who died by serving those who live

TAR HEEL VIEW: Honor those who died by serving those who live

As we near Memorial Day, when we honor those who died for our country, our nation continues to dishonor their memory by the way we treat the veterans ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Legislators should abandon plans to outlaw Asian herb

OUR VIEW: Legislators should abandon plans to outlaw Asian herb

Regulate.According to some constitutional scholars, when the word was used in founding documents, it meant to keep regular — or well-functioning...

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


TAR HEEL VIEW: Level political playing field for independents

TAR HEEL VIEW: Level political playing field for independents

A likely November showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is thrusting third parties into the national spotlight.Bernie Sanders’ most ...

May 18th, 2016 |  


HB2 could lead to big price at polls for GOP

North Carolina’s Republican leadership is in a blinking contest with the U.S. Justice Department and there is plenty at stake, as much as $3 bil...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Innocence ruleshould be anobrainer, right?

Some attorneys in North Carolina oppose a rule that would require prosecutors to turn over evidence that a person convicted of a crime is innocent.We ...

May 6th, 2016 |  


N.C. State censors silence students for sharing faith

In requiring permits for members of a Christian student group to share their faith in campus common areas, North Carolina State University has earned ...

May 5th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Everyone’s wrong on House Bill 2 — and here’s why

OUR VIEW: Everyone’s wrong on House Bill 2 — and here’s why

North Carolina has found itself in the national spotlight over a law that has been a complete domino effect, full of hypocrisy from all sides, from th...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Complex issues of gender identity deserve discussion

Complex issues of gender identity deserve discussion

Tuesday’s ruling by a federal appeals court, unless it’s overturned, will invalidate part of House Bill 2. The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of A...

April 21st, 2016 |  


Common-sense compromise still possible on HB2

Common-sense compromise still possible on HB2

How we got to this point will be a sad and confusing chapter in North Carolina’s political and social history. First, let’s say that Gov. ...

April 20th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Residents come together to revive Richmond County

OUR VIEW: Residents come together to revive Richmond County

A quiet revolution is taking place in Richmond County.Its leaders are business owners and community stakeholders, and its weapons are adhesive notes a...

April 16th, 2016 |