Month: June 2013

Moral Monday isn’t as local as they want you to believe?

Received the following email from Cynthia Gordy of Advancement Project from New York City about Thom Goolsby’s piece (Moron Monday shows radical Left just doesn’t get it. Advancement Project is based in Washington, DC. Weren’t we told that the Moral Monday protests were North Carolina driven?

Coach K Receives Enberg Award

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, the winningest coach in the history of NCAA Division I men’s basketball, was honored as the recipient of the 2013 Dick Enberg Award, presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Wednesday i…

The risk of doing nothing

“We will not be Intimidated or Coerced by Certain Alphabetical Organizations or Committees under the Disguise of ‘Betterment of Certain Groups or Races’.” It reads like the reactions of some North Carolinians to the Moral Monday demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislative Building recently, doesn’t it?

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A new book reminds us to say thank you

“Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops.” So wrote General Dwight Eisenhower on June 5, 1944, sixty-nine years ago this week. According to Rick Atkinson’s new book, “The Guns at Last Light: The War in Europe, 1944-1945,” currently Number One on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list, Ike continued, “If any blame or fault attaches to the attempt it is mine alone.”

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Central Carolina Community College graduates eight from night BLET program

Eight Central Carolina Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training cadets received their graduation certificates May 8 at exercises at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. All were members of the 2012-13 BLET evening training program at the college’s Emergency Services Training Center. Captain Roy Allen, of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, delivered the graduation remarks. Class Leader Jonathan Thompson gave the class response.