Opinion

Jul. 03, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

Editorial: Celebrating red, white and blue

Happy 238th, America!


Jul. 02, 2014 @ 11:48 PM

Editorial: Boundary’s push tests, strengthens

Government choices, routinely made for us whether we realize it or not, test and strengthen the boundaries of our democracy. A ruling against an NFL team last month is a harder push than usual and sure to be hyped as we approach another football season.


Jul. 01, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Editorial: We are all deserving of sunshine

Eventually we may well remember these warmest months of 2014 as the Summer of Digging. It is also a time to rejoice in public records laws.


Jun. 30, 2014 @ 11:27 PM

Editorial: Loss goes beyond one coach

We lost another link to a better time with the passing of Harvey Heartley last week. He was a gentleman and a coach, and the distinction that he was both is important.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 10:56 PM

Editorial: Searching, finding solutions

Solutions are always possible, so long as we don’t let our imagination close.


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Editorial: Drinking up good news for water

Our drinking water can take a deserved break from being a debated topic and enjoy a moment in the sun.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 11:03 PM

Editorial: Law moves in right direction

North Carolina’s government has taken plenty of criticisms for being directionally challenged. There’s hope to overcome a little of it after Tuesday’s action in the N.C. House of Representatives.


Jun. 25, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

Editorial: Opportunity on who pays is blocked

Fresh off a new education spending plan, we hope the N.C. House of Representatives also has a different view from its Senate counterpart for Duke Energy’s coal ash albatross.


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Editorial: Sunlight on charters is expected

As long as charter schools are in use of the public’s money, the public has a right to know as defined and protected in our state’s open meetings and public records laws.


Jun. 23, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

Editorial: N.C. House is sending good bill

The N.C. House of Representatives helped us this week with HB1145.