SB 287 is a bad bill with a bad guy pushing. Neither has any place legislating North Carolinians.
Shock, sting and sadness will take some time to heal. Traumatic events such as what played out in Boston on Monday always do.
We’re happy for now but, we know, the industry will take care of itself. And we may pay as a result.
What is in the resolution is not what matters. Monday night, in its regular meeting, Vance County commissioners voted to send a resolution to the N.C. General Assembly. Nothing was in writing, and not a single commissioner questioned that point before or after voting.
Looks like Saturday mail delivery will continue. The Postal Service conceded this week it had gambled and lost.
More than 270,000 North Carolinians are likely to file extensions, avoiding late filing penalties and requesting more time to complete the forms. Extension requests do not require reasons or excuses, but April 15 is the date it has to be made.
Just as the beauty of the azaleas, tulips and other springtime delights spring forth in our eyes, the pollen blowing about the Tri-County is lighting up our sinuses. Spring in the north central section of North Carolina comes with many benefits, and actually the pollen is one of them.
Divisive and strong, successful despite long odds, Margaret Thatcher died Monday, remembered as one of the strongest leaders in modern politics.
Blooms are coming, the temperature finally rising and a cherished rite of the spring, summer and fall is once again upon us.
Great moments come from great opportunity. And those who enjoy the fruits of good fortune are rarely there by coincidence; rather, it is the climax of preparation, diligence and making the breaks.