Month: November 2021

One on One: Thanksgiving to the rescue again

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and I explained in a column many years ago. One reason is that it is one of the very few days we have saved just for families and…

NC House passes election-reform measures

By David N. Bass Raleigh, NC – A number of key election reforms moved through the N.C. House this week. Included on that list is a bill that switches up the deadline for absentee ballots and another measure that bans…

Chatham County government launches redesigned website

Pittsboro, NC— On November 18, 2021, Chatham County government launched a redesigned website:  chathamcountync.gov. Along with a sleek update in appearance, the new website is designed to make it easier for residents, businesses, and other members of the public to…

Wolfpack’s comeback falls short to Cowboys

Uncasville, CT – NC State’s final run was not enough as Oklahoma State made enough free throws down the stretch to win, 72-66, Wednesday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase in Mohegan Sun Arena. NC State trailed by 14…

NC high school sports reform bill headed to governor

By Donna King, Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – The N.C. legislature passed the Accountability and Fair Play in Athletics on Wednesday, November 17. The conference report for this bill is one of several policy measures working its way quickly through committees…

ACC men’s soccer teams begin NCAA tournament play Thursday

Greensboro, NC – The 2021 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship kicks off Thursday evening with first-round play. Four Atlantic Coast Conference teams will host first-round matches, while an NCAA-best eight ACC teams earned bids into the 48-team field. Louisville, North Carolina,…