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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Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

Patriots fall to Knights 25-17 in 1st round of state playoffs

The Independence Football Patriots played the first playoff game since 2014 Friday night and came up short in a hard fought contest against Ardrey...

Keyword alerts now available in groups

Here’s some great news for anyone who admins a Facebook group: keyword alerts are here! Facebook group admins can now choose to receive an alert...

New World Wines vs. Old World Wines

When giving our customers suggestions on wine, we may sometimes ask them do you like an old world or new world style of wine. ...

Need to Update Windows 7, PC Paramedic is the place to go!

Windows 7 is due to reach End Of Life on January 14, 2020, however, a large number of the world's computers, are still running the nine-year-old...

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Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

Patriots fall to Knights 25-17 in 1st round of state playoffs

The Independence Football Patriots played the first playoff game since 2014 Friday night and came up short in a hard fought contest against Ardrey...

Need to Update Windows 7, PC Paramedic is the place to go!

Windows 7 is due to reach End Of Life on January 14, 2020, however, a large number of the world's computers, are still running the nine-year-old...

Warrior Appliance Repair, Mint Hill’s local appliance repair service

Do you have a dishwasher? Stove? Refrigerator? Washer and dryer? Then chances are at some point, you're going to need one of them repaired. Mint...