Month: November 2020

This week at NCDOT: Thanksgiving travel, Click It or Ticket, Great Trails State Plan

Raleigh, NC – The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. Thanksgiving Travel NCDOT is suspending most construction activity along its major highways to keep lanes open for those traveling for Thanksgiving. The work along…

2020 Reindeer Run is going virtual

Pittsboro, NC – Due to Covid-19 and different restrictions on gathering, the 2020 Reindeer Run is switching to a virtual format. Chatham County Partnership for Children will be marking courses at multiple Chatham County Parks as well as Central Carolina…

Long-term care COVID-19 deaths

By Kevin Roche This data chart gives the percents of all CV-19 deaths occurring among LTC residents for all states. The comparison isn’t completely accurate because different states vary in how they are reporting (the LSOS Governor of NY for…

Good news on North Carolina’s state budget

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 recession in March, North Carolina policymakers have been watching government revenues and expenditures carefully. How big a hole would the economic downturn poke in the state budget? Would…

More on the mask delusion

By Kevin Roche I could show the same chart from a large number of states. It is really, really apparent that whether it is the timing of a mask mandate or actual mask wearing, there is no effect on slowing…

Here are the week 10 ACC football players of the week

Greensboro, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week have been recognized following their standout performances in last weekend’s games. The selections are determined by a vote of a 16-member media panel. The following are this week’s…