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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Featured Player of the Week, Carson Gesing, Independence Patriots

MINT HILL, NC - With the baseball season finally in fully swing the Independence Patriots baseball team took on Hickory Ridge and won a...

Patriots And Bulls Split Season Series

MINT HILL, NC - The second game of the season series was played on Thursday evening at Independence High School where a large crowd...

A Service Dog, A Therapy Dog And An Emotional Support Dog Walk Into A...

CHARLOTTE - Recently I was asked to explain the difference between emotional support dogs, therapy dogs, and service dogs. The differences are important to...

PRS Construction Offers Certified Home Repair Services For Valued Customers

CHARLOTTE - Beginning in 2012, PRS Construction, a family-owned business dedicated to household maintenance and repair, is comprised of a licensed General Contracting Firm...