Doris Frazier, 85, has been a proud homeowner, and, up until last month, was still living independently. On Dec. 2, four people broke into her home in the middle of the night and shattered her sense of security. She has not returned to her home since it was invaded; she is no longer living on her own.
There’s a sometimes misattributed quote seen gracing bumper stickers, coffee mugs and T-shirts alike.
This should not even need saying, but obviously, it does. So, for the record:
Triangle North insanity
We’re just getting into the full swing of winter here in the normally temperate Tar Heel state, with our first taste of the season this week of very chilly temperatures. While most of us were snug inside or at work, many people don’t have that option.
I woke up earlier this week to the news of the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo Magazine office in Paris. Twelve people were killed and 11 wounded, including two of my French cartoonist friends, Tignous and Wolinski. Cartoonists around the world are grieving.
The Granville County Board of Education has made a good choice in hiring Cindy Bostic as its interim attorney.
Gov. Pat McCrory told an audience of business leaders this week that he has been hamstrung in recruiting businesses to the state because he didn’t know what incentives he could offer them.
Because of the tremendous benefits conferred by better education, it would be great if policymakers knew precisely what silver bullets to fire to eliminate obstacles to higher achievement.
We are watching with great interest as the board of Triangle North works with Carolantic Realty to create a unified effort to market the four industrial parks.