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Combine Adventure With Fall Foliage Peeping This Year Aug. 15, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Dan and Mary Stroudt ooh and aah at the multicolored scenery below the hot-air ballo... Read More

Racist Past Gives Way to Music in Shelby, North Carolina Jun. 27, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Steve Bergsman My wife and I only ended up in Shelby, North Carolina, because we needed a bathroo... Read More

States Shouldn't Be Copyright Pirates Mar. 28, 2020

Corey Friedman

Nearly 300 years after Blackbeard's flagship sank off the North Carolina coast, the nation's highest... Read More

Find Sandburg, Science and Shopping in North Carolina Dec. 22, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Bonnie and Bill Neely The historic town of Flat Rock, North Carolina, established in 1807, is jus... Read More

Short Takes on Tasteless Fashion and Cheerleaders Gone MAGA Sep. 30, 2019

Daily Editorials

Rudy Giuliani, Man of Clarity According to remarks lawyer Rudy Giuliani made to The Atlantic, he's f... Read More

Special Interest Trails Can Be Roadmaps to Fun Sep. 28, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block For Elizabeth and Andy Beyer, a drive along California's Sonoma Valley Wine Trail w... Read More

Be Cool -- Stay In School Aug. 21, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

As a freshman in high school, Jason Summey had a dream of every one of his fellow students graduatin... Read More

Celebrate Nina Simone in Tryon, North Carolina Aug. 17, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Steve Bergsman When I arrived in Tryon, North Carolina, populated by 1,700 souls and located on t... Read More

In North Carolina Special, National Questions Intrude on Local Issues Jul. 09, 2019

Salena Zito

WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with ... Read More

Unaffiliated Voters Should Get a Seat at the Table Mar. 06, 2019

Daily Editorials

Are political parties obsolete? It's not like the old days, when bosses and smoke-filled rooms picke... Read More

9th District Election Misconduct an Assault on Our First Principles Feb. 27, 2019

Daily Editorials

A wise Sunday school teacher of ours years back used this analogy to explain faith to a bunch of 12-... Read More

It's Time to Close the Health Insurance Gap Feb. 18, 2019

Daily Editorials

All of a sudden, Medicaid expansion is a big topic in Raleigh, North Carolina. Senate Democrats are ... Read More

Congress Loses a Man of Courage and Decency Feb. 16, 2019

Mark Shields

As on so many matters, former Republican Senate leader Bob Dole put it best when he said that almost... Read More

Jones Did Something Rare in Politics -- Admitted a Big Mistake Feb. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's the rare leader who's willing to admit they were wrong. In the no-holds-barred world of modern ... Read More

Law Enforcement, Volunteers Deserve Praise for Casey Hathaway Rescue Jan. 29, 2019

Daily Editorials

Three-year-old Casey Hathaway was found alive and well around 9 p.m. Thursday night near his home in... Read More

Legislature Can End Controversy Over Silent Sam Jan. 23, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's the 21st century in most of North Carolina, but the University of North Carolina system's Board... Read More

A Memorable Capitol Tour in North Carolina Jan. 12, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Bonnie and Bill Neely We had not planned to stop for a North Carolina Capitol tour in Raleigh, bu... Read More

Disaster Relief Is Overdue Jan. 11, 2019

Daily Editorials

Expediency is essential when it comes to disaster relief. That's a fact that need not be debated. Bu... Read More

Are We Actively Preparing for Next Hurricane? We Should Be Jan. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

Welcome to 2019! And, by the way, mark your calendars: Hurricane season begins June 1. Are Coastal N... Read More

A Reasonable Proposal Put Forth on 'Silent Sam' Dec. 11, 2018

Daily Editorials

Chancellor Carol Folt and the trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have come ... Read More