Day: May 28, 2020

Group of NC health clubs, gyms file lawsuit against the governor seeking to reopen

by Lindsay Marchello Raleigh, NC – Health clubs, gyms, spas, and karate dojos have joined to file a lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order keeping their businesses closed during the COVID-19 outbreak.  The lawsuit is the latest challenge of…

North Carolina’s go-slow reopening may be costly

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – Over the first two months of the coronavirus crisis, our state’s labor-market cratered. The number of employed North Carolinians dropped by 820,000, or 17%. Only 56.3% of working-aged residents were either employed or actively…

On education, learning, and dialogue

by Christopher Havel Siler City, NC – I come from a very literary family. My mother occasionally reminds me of how, when either she or her two sisters got sick, they would all pile up into her parents’ car and…