For kids to cut grass, adults must cut red tape

For kids to cut grass, adults must cut red tape

It’s not every day a small business venture goes from the front yard to the White House lawn in just a season. But for Frank Giaccio, a young an...

September 28th, 2017 |  


LETTER: They will go from riches to rags

LETTER: They will go from riches to rags

To the editor:Hate for flag and country has now become a new love for the Democratic Party. It all started with the rich and rotten people in our nati...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Schools must get kids moving

Schools must get kids moving

As a pediatrician, it is my job to advocate for the health of our children. It is also my job to promote and advocate for evidence-based programs and ...

September 28th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Celebrate freedom to read; check out some banned books

James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Ernest Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” and “The Sun Also Rises.” Harper Lee&...

September 28th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Trump should close Obamacare loophole, end Congress’ perks

TAR HEEL VIEW: Trump should close Obamacare loophole, end Congress’ perks

President Donald Trump can’t reform the nation’s health care system unilaterally, but there’s one thing he can do — end Congre...

September 27th, 2017 |  


The frightening state of civil ignorance

The frightening state of civil ignorance

Can you name the three branches of government? What are the three rights guaranteed by the First Amendment? Can you name the Chief Justice of the U.S....

September 27th, 2017 |  


Economic payoff of property rights

Economic payoff of property rights

When North Carolina is competing with other states and nations for investment, business startups and expansions, and high-value professionals, we star...

September 27th, 2017 |  


LETTER: How would the world look without US involvement?

LETTER: How would the world look without US involvement?

To the editor:Readers should pause at Robert Lee’s Sept. 23 assertion that “America does not need, nor … want, the responsibility th...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Remembering the dream-wrecking 1935 hurricane

Remembering the dream-wrecking 1935 hurricane

Why did the powerful Hurricane Irma get me thinking about the football stadium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill?Think Kenan Memorial...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Health care reform is critical

Health care reform is critical

The debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act is surging once again. At this writing, I don’t know if Congress will make any progress t...

September 25th, 2017 |