Month: April 2020

We need to stop the coronavirus shutdown now

By Kevin Roche Just trying, like many of you, to take a deep breath and see if we understand a few key facts of where we seem to be on the coronavirus epidemic and what that suggests for appropriate courses…

Bureaucrats can’t fix this

by Frank Shostak In the midst of the emerging economic chaos triggered by the COVID-19 coronavirus, individuals are seeking answers from governments as to how to prevent the emerging economic disaster. Most economic experts are sympathetic to this and are…

One on One: Good things from the pandemic?

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – I wish it hadn’t happened. Already, the losses have been jarring. And there is much more to come. But, as with other catastrophes, such as floods, hurricanes, fires, 9/11, recessions, depressions, world wars,…

Jordan Lake among state parks closed to public

Jordan Lake Recreation Area

Pittsboro, NC – Facilities managed by North Carolina State Parks on Jordan Lake were closed at sunset on Tuesday, March 31 until further notice to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and reduce the spread of COVID-19 across the state.…