TAR HEEL VIEW: Allison the right choice for treasury head

A former Wilson community leader is reportedly in the mix for a high-profile position in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.Retired B...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Let’s makeAmericakind again

Let’s makeAmericakind again

I’m a crier of happy moments. If I witness an act of kindness, I sometimes boo-hoo like a baby.Recently, I’ve seen a few Facebook posts fr...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Fake news on social media obscures truth

Did you hear the big news?President Barack Obama has invalidated the election results. A revote is planned for Dec. 19.Haven’t heard? Good ̵...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Can Trump unite a deeply divided nation?

TAR HEEL VIEW: Can Trump unite a deeply divided nation?

Just like another famous New Yorker, Donald Trump did it his way — and it made him the next president of the United States.Trump, who has proved...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Taser usemust bemeasured

Taser usemust bemeasured

The ordeal of Jack Slaughter shows the need for law officers to treat Tasers more as they would handguns and less as they would batons.Slaughter, who ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Keep unity inmind duringthe election

Keep unity inmind duringthe election

Take a deep breath. Shake it out. It’s going to be OK.Do some yoga. Have a drink. Take a walk, listen to some music. Do whatever you need to min...

November 1st, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: GOP office attack defies nation’s values

TAR HEEL VIEW: GOP office attack defies nation’s values

Nothing makes sense anymore.That was our first response last weekend when we got word that the Republican Party Headquarters in normally tranquil Hill...

October 27th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: State should leave policies to local leaders

TAR HEEL VIEW: State should leave policies to local leaders

North Carolina is one state with many differences.From rural counties to small towns to suburbs to mid-size and large cities, people, economic conditi...

October 20th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: New camera law intersects with real scenario

OUR VIEW: New camera law intersects with real scenario

The recent shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte and the uncertainty over whether he had a gun in his hands has thrown the issue of police bodyc...

October 11th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

Gerrymandering has been going on for so long in American politics that it is treated as a tool of the trade.The Republican-controlled General Assembly...

August 17th, 2016 |