North Carolina Will Recover and Thrive

Do you want to hear some good news? For many readers across North Carolina who are still suffering from or cleaning up after...

Freedom fosters culture of giving

When natural disasters or other emergencies hit our state, North Carolinians respond in droves — and I’m not just referring to the crucial and...

Our economy needs new enterprises

North Carolina’s economy is in reasonably good shape. Over the past five years of available data, our state’s employers have added 480,000 net new...

Six statistics Carolinians should know

Since 2010, when voters put Republicans in charge of most state governments across the United States, North Carolina became one of about a half-dozen...

State Education Rank Isn’t Low

If you recently read or heard about North Carolina ranking 40th in “education” and found that rank plausible, I thank you for keeping...

Pay and Train Officers Better

While 2017 was a good and productive year for many public and private institutions in North Carolina, it was a tragic year for our...

Christmas Gains Aren’t a Loss

Among the pagan-inspired customs of the Christmas season now appears to be the ritualistic burning of the straw man. Specifically, I refer to the...

Carolina Leader Sides With Christmas

Josephus Daniels, one of the most prominent North Carolinians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, played a key role in a story...

States Always Compete for Leaders

When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels —...

Revenue Trend Doesn’t Merit Panic

North Carolina has collected less state revenue so far than projected for the 2017-18 fiscal year, to the tune of about $134 million....

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Mint Hill Residents Protest Against Racial Inequality

On May 25, George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, MN.  In the wake of his death,...
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Vintner’s Hill Is Open For Dine-In Service

MINT HILL, NC - Vintner’s Hill is open for dine-in!  Two weeks into Phase 2, folks are back in restaurants.  Aside from servers in...

Woodie’s Auto Opens a Location in Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - For more than half a century, Woodie’s Auto Service & Repair Centers have been a fixture in the Charlotte community....
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Novant Health Provides Easy Access for Hispanic Patients

MINT HILL, NC - Hispanic Americans have been especially hard hit by the Corona Virus.  Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center has taken steps...

NCHSAA Spotlights Four Athletes With 2020 Tony Simeon Courage Awards

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is pleased to honor the recipients of the 2020 Tony Simeon Courage Awards. This...