Subject Mastery Produces Best Teaching

While there is no shortage of opinions and controversy about how best to improve schooling, virtually everyone agrees that the quality of teaching is...

North Carolinians Got Fake News

What some hyperpartisans now call “fake news” is in many instances neither fake nor news. But when it comes to a recent report on...

Tax Cuts Are Not Self-Financing

RALEIGH — North Carolina Republicans has gotten right what Republicans elsewhere have gotten very wrong: how to construct sensible tax cuts and honest, conservative...

Don’t Fear A Robot Invasion

A common theme unifying recent debates about tax reform in North Carolina and in Washington is the idea that the punitive tax treatment of...
Labor market

State Tops Region On Labor Market

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s labor market ended 2016 on a strong note. Total employment in the state hit 4,360,200 jobs in December, up two...
Math problem

State Has Big Math Problem

RALEIGH — If North Carolina were to secede from the union and become an independent country, how would our education system rank among the...

Carolina Lawmakers Become Leaders

RALEIGH — When the 115th Congress convenes in early January, North Carolina’s delegation is poised to play a prominent role in charting a post-Obama...
Federalism

Liberals Should Rediscover Federalism

RALEIGH — For the second time in recent experience, and the fifth time in American history, a presidential candidate has been elected despite having...
Campaign results

Roy Cooper Bucks GOP Trend

RALEIGH — In a night of impressive Republican victories across the country, and right here in North Carolina, the state’s Democrats may well have...

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Michael Curtis on Mortgages – Fall Edition

Michael Curtis on Mortgages Written by Michael Curtis, Movement Bank Happy Fall!  It may not feel like it quite yet with the temperatures still hovering in...

5 key facts around the 2019-2020 flu season

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Nominations for the Second Annual Tina Ross Leadership Award Have Begun

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that nominations for the Second Annual Tina Ross Business Leadership Award are being accepted...

Independence downed at home by Hickory Ridge

Hickory Ridge’s four first half touchdowns turned out to be enough offense for the Ragin’ Bulls as they took a 42-6 road win over...

Mint Hill Historical Society breaks ground for village barn

Recently the Mint Hill Historical Society broke and cleared the ground to begin the process of building the long awaited village barn. This process has...

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Nominations for the Second Annual Tina Ross Leadership Award Have Begun

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that nominations for the Second Annual Tina Ross Business Leadership Award are being accepted...

Mint Hill Historical Society breaks ground for village barn

Recently the Mint Hill Historical Society broke and cleared the ground to begin the process of building the long awaited village barn. This process has...

Carillon presents Servant’s Heart with enormous donation

Carillon Assisted Living of Mint Hill presented a donation of $500.00 to Servant’s Heart of Mint Hill following Antiques Extravaganza, a fundraising event which...

Featured Player of the Week

Independence Patriots Quarterback, Arnold Taylor This was a very challenging week to make a decision on which area player to feature based on the performance...

Ravens lose to Butler in overtime at the Dawg Pound 14-7

The Rocky River Ravens played a defensive battle against the Butler Bulldogs this past Friday night under the lights on a hot and humid...