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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Queens Grant Wins in First Round of State Playoffs 3-0

The Queens Grant Stallions Men's Soccer team opened up their playoff run with a solid second half scoring all three goals to defeat Highland...

NC Western Region “Best of the Best” Drill Qualifier

This past weekend (Oct 27th, 2018), the Butler Bulldog Battalion went to Morgantown, NC to participate in the 4th Brigade ROTC, NC Western Region...

How To Buy Your Next Home When You Down Payment is Stuck in the...

When you're stuck in a situation where you need to buy and sell at the same time, it can be difficult. You can't buy...

This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

Independence Patriots Football:  Trevor Bryan - The Patriots wide receiver had a 55 yard reception to the one yard line for a huge gain midway through...

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Get answers to all of your social media questions, 4 to 6 p.m. Monday Nov. 12th at Vintner's Hill Wine Room and Espresso bar,...

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Queens Grant Wins in First Round of State Playoffs 3-0

The Queens Grant Stallions Men's Soccer team opened up their playoff run with a solid second half scoring all three goals to defeat Highland...

Mint Hill Historical Society Presents a Salute to Veterans

The Mint Hill Historical Society will be setting up a display at the Mint Hill Library in celebration of Veterans Day as a salute...

1st Choice Properties Celebrates Its Anniversary

It has been just over a year since 1st Choice Properties opened the doors of their location in Mint Hill Village. Since that day,...

Novant Health Spine Specialists in Mint Hill

Novant Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Jonathan French has joined the team at Novant Health Spine Specialists in Mint Hill, North Carolina...