4 books, 4 struggles for October reading

4 books, 4 struggles for October reading

Could a miracle hair straightening ignite a deadly epidemic? Can a scientist persuade you that the findings of his discipline show the existence of Go...

September 18th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: FBI should drop Juggalos’ careless gang designation

TAR HEEL VIEW: FBI should drop Juggalos’ careless gang designation

For fans of the rap group Insane Clown Posse, the First Amendment’s freedom of association has been replaced with guilt by association.Thousands...

September 18th, 2017 |  


On reform, quicken the pace

On reform, quicken the pace

The annual testing data and report cards for North Carolina’s public schools are out. Here are the headlines. Achievement rose in some areas and...

September 18th, 2017 |  


The pollution of US politics

The pollution of US politics

In all of my many years of life, I have never seen this country turned upside down as it is today. It’s all because of one thing: The profession...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: To honor Constitution, Congress should raise bar for legal footnotes

TAR HEEL VIEW: To honor Constitution, Congress should raise bar for legal footnotes

Congress could do more than pay lip service to the U.S. Constitution on the 230th anniversary of its signing this Sunday.If they’re serious abou...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Cole Auditorium reopening for show season

Cole Auditorium reopening for show season

HAMLET — The show must go on. And it will, according to Cole Auditorium Director Joey Bennett, who has been eager for renovations to the auditor...

September 14th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Young independents could lead political pivot to the middle

TAR HEEL VIEW: Young independents could lead political pivot to the middle

When it comes to polarization, Phil Berger has a point.As the N.C. Senate prepared to approve new legislative district maps on Aug. 28, Berger deliver...

September 14th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Let’s put The Rock back in Rockingham

LETTER: Let’s put The Rock back in Rockingham

To the editor:Langley Speedway, located in Hampton, Virginia, is a circle track that closed October of 2015, but has reopened in April of 2017. That c...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Four dates Carolinians should know

Four dates Carolinians should know

Now that North Carolinians can put “First in Freedom” on their license plates, again, it’s worth taking a moment to remember key mom...

September 13th, 2017 |  


The Raleigh Report: Prepping for disaster

The Raleigh Report: Prepping for disaster

With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma dominating the news, I felt it was important to send a newsletter containing information on how to prepare for a natur...

September 13th, 2017 |