Veterans face another fight

Veterans face another fight

A veteran of these United States of America , regardless of the time period in which they served — from before 1776 to 2016 — should be sh...

December 9th, 2016 |  


McCrory: The Mayor of North Carolina

McCrory: The Mayor of North Carolina

Governor Pat McCrory finally conceded the 2016 election to Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monday, Dec. 5, but he actually lost the race on March 23 wh...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Thoughts on ‘The Golden Rule’

Thoughts on ‘The Golden Rule’

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” doesn’t mean you should assume that other people will like the same things as yo...

December 6th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Make America’s roads, bridges great again

TAR HEEL VIEW: Make America’s roads, bridges great again

If Donald Trump’s said it once this year, he’s said it a million times: He’s going to rebuild America’s roads, bridges and tun...

December 5th, 2016 |  


North Carolina’s most important lawyer

North Carolina’s most important lawyer

The most important lawyer in modern North Carolina history finally has a biography.This week, UNC Press is releasing “Julius Chambers: A Life in...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Burr victory deserves the spotlight

Burr victory deserves the spotlight

During the fall campaign in North Carolina, the presidential and gubernatorial races captured most of the attention. That was understandable. But the ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


The people have spoken

The people have spoken

The people have spoken. You’re damn-well right they have spoken. I’m not just speaking about the winning party, by no means. I am actually...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Castro betrayed the revolution

Castro betrayed the revolution

Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, and, by chance, I had just seen the wonderful 2015 movie “Papa” about Ernest Hemingway’s yea...

December 1st, 2016 |  


LETTER: Building a better community

LETTER: Building a better community

To the editor:While here in North Carolina, I’ve been troubled about the lack of involvement or outcry when our communities and our young people...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Politics and barbecue, together again

Politics and barbecue, together again

Did North Carolina barbecue help Donald Trump win the presidency?North Carolina’s barbecue guru, John Shelton Reed, has a theory.More about that...

November 28th, 2016 |