Four Dates Carolinians Should Know

Now that North Carolinians can put “First in Freedom” on their license plates, again, it’s worth taking a moment to remember key moments in...

Carolina Traditions Still Have Value

How should North Carolina be governed? I have strong opinions about the subject. Perhaps you do, too. My task today is not to advocate...

Exaggeration Won’t Stop School Choice

During the 2016-17 academic year, nearly one out of five North Carolina children were educated in settings other than district-run public schools. In Wake...

Know These Five Budget Facts

During the recently completed legislative session, the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly overrode a veto by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to enact a new...

Evidence Shows that Freedom Works

I know many Democrats and progressives who continue to be frustrated by the conservative Republicans who have controlled the North Carolina General Assembly since...

Shrinking Government Takes Courage

For decades, the modern conservative movement, and Republicans as an increasingly conservative party, dedicated themselves to the proposition that government was too large, too...

Deregulation Boosts State Economic Growth

There are many different ideas about the best way to increase the growth of North Carolina’s economy. But this variation of opinions masks an...

Budget Builds on Conservative Success

North Carolina House and Senate leaders have just fashioned a compromise budget for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 fiscal years. The deal includes sizable pay...

State Should Not Control Alcohol

I am a teetotaler who believes that my fellow North Carolinians should be free to buy and consume the alcoholic beverages of their choice...

Why do people disagree about political issues?

All arguments, political or otherwise, consist of three elements. One is a definition of terms. The second is a set of premises — of...

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Mint Hill’s Retailers Adjust to Better Serve Clients

MINT HILL, NC - On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Cooper signed Executive Order No. 138.  Effective as of 5:00 pm on Friday, May 8,...

My Scariest Shelter in Place Honey Do Project

If you are like me, you used “Shelter in Place” to catch up on your “Honey Do” projects. I raked leaves, spread mulch, cleaned and...

10 Things No One Ever Told You About Shopping for a Home

Buying your first home comes with stress. It's an unknown thing and can become very emotional quickly. When you're ready to start shopping for...

How Will Massage Change After Co-Vid?

What will change and how things will change is the million-dollar question. Normally we could talk things through. I could give you several scenarios...

Mint Hill Farmer’s Market Season Opening A Success

MINT HILL, NC - Saturday, May 16th was opening day for the Mint Hill Farmer’s Market! “We had a lot of great people stopping by,...

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Mint Hill’s Retailers Adjust to Better Serve Clients

MINT HILL, NC - On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Cooper signed Executive Order No. 138.  Effective as of 5:00 pm on Friday, May 8,...

Mint Hill Farmer’s Market Season Opening A Success

MINT HILL, NC - Saturday, May 16th was opening day for the Mint Hill Farmer’s Market! “We had a lot of great people stopping by,...

Independence Air Force JROTC Earns Distinguished Unit Award

MINT HILL, NC - The NC-022 Air Force JROTC program at Independence High School was recently selected as one of the 387 units at...

Bain Elementary Honors Teachers with Neighborhood Parade

MINT HILL, NC - To honor teachers, and all of their hard work, during Teacher Appreciation Week, Bain Elementary School held a teacher parade...

Queen’s Grant High School Installs Germicidal Ultraviolet Light System

MINT HILL, NC - In preparation for a potential second COVID-19 outbreak when school reopens in the Fall, Queen's Grant High School has installed...
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