Month: September 2021

President Biden’s mandate goes too far

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – I got the COVID-19 vaccine shortly after it became publicly available. I did so because I was persuaded that the benefits of vaccination far outweighed the risk. Over the subsequent months, the case for…

Jason Amy named state Athletic Director of the Year

Pittsboro, NC – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has named Jason Amy as the stateAthletic Director of the Year for the 2020-21 school year when he served as Northwood’s athleticdirector. The state awards are designed to recognize those…

One on One: A great teacher teaches on

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – When Julian Pleasants died September 7 North Carolina lost one of its most important academic and popular historians. Pleasants grew up in Southern Pines, graduated from Davidson College, and earned masters and doctoral…

Chatham County expands COVID-19 testing options

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Public Health Department has been working with multiple testing providers to offer new options across the county throughout the week. The department has partnered with Optum Health for two sites, one each in Pittsboro…