Saturday, June 15, 2019

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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Fullwood Animal Hospital is Now Fear Free

Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

Let’s talk about insulation

In many cases, when a house gets built, it gets done as cheaply as possible. Wall and ceiling insulation are standard items in almost...

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By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton, Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs The Virginia-class, fast attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN...

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FATman Plumbing providing emergency, routine, and maintance plumbing services

When Chris Lovick pulls up to a new job in his FATman van, he says he can see the question in people’s eyes, “Is...

Fullwood Animal Hospital is Now Fear Free

Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

USS North Carolina Changes Hands

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton, Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs The Virginia-class, fast attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN...

Fatherhood: A Mother’s Perspective

As a mother, I’m at a loss to explain fatherhood. How could I? I only see it from the outside. Around Mother’s Day, this...

ToyMakerz Celebrates the Spirit of American Machinery and Importance of Family Legacy

This Father’s Day, ToyMakerz icon David Ankin celebrates a family legacy of working hard, following one’s passion and having fun. Having just aired its...