No punches to teeth from McCrory

by Scott Mooneyham Within North Carolina political circles, stories abound regarding the hard lessons doled out by the political enforcers of earlier governors. Not too long ago, most governors understood that they needed a tough-as-nails enforcer to ensure that they got their...
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Where are donations and clean-up help?

To the Editor: If you were one of the thousands of spectators at the recent July 4 celebration in Rolesville, you witnessed a spectacular fireworks show. Hats off once again to Jenny Rowe and the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce volunteers for putting together another great evening...

State needs better business brand

By  John Hood Liberal politicians, activists and commentators have spent months prodding, baiting and criticizing Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and the Republican-led state legislature. While occasionally goading their targets into making unwise comments, the obstructionists have...

The promise-breaking ideological giveaway to the wealthy

by Chris Fitzsimon If you go to the General Assembly website to read the details of the much-ballyhooed compromise tax bill — House Bill 998 — you will see that the short title is Tax Reduction Act. At least in that one small way, legislative leaders are finally being honest. The...