Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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....

Featured articles

Outpouring Of Volunteers Helping Novant Health With Public Vaccine Clinics

CHARLOTTE - When Melissa Parker, Vice President of Patient Advocacy at Novant Health, was tasked with gathering volunteers to assist at a public vaccine...

A Rose By Any Other Name?

CHARLOTTE - A rose is a rose, but all not roses are created equal.Roses are beautiful, from the different shapes of the petals to...

Novant Health Staff Is “All In” On The Fight Against COVID

CHARLOTTE - When COVID-19 rates began to surge in December, Novant Health saw a problem emerge: bedside nurses were overextended.“We started experiencing a pandemic...

February – Heart Awareness Month

CHARLOTTE - As part of the observance of Heart Awareness Month, Charlotte-based AAIDA (Advocacy & Awareness for Immune Disorders Awareness) will host an educational webinar “Supporting...

How To Help Teens And Young Adults Struggling With Mental Health During COVID

CHARLOTTE - In September of 2020, NPR reported that nearly 25% of the US’s population was experiencing symptoms of depression - nearly triple the...