Category: Locales

A mother’s efforts to get fans back in the stands may score big

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – Meagen O’Connell couldn’t stomach the thought of missing her son’s games. Her son, Camp, a junior linebacker, was preparing for his high school football season at Weddington High School in Union County. COVID already…

Picking winners is for losers

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – When it comes to giving out business incentives, you won’t find North Carolina at the top of the list. Don’t worry — that’s actually good news. Incentives can be targeted tax breaks, loans, marketing…

New Chapel Hill Wegmans opening on February 24

Chapel Hill, NC – The newest Wegmans in North Carolina is slated to open on Wednesday, February 24 at 9 am in Chapel Hill at 1810 Fordham Boulevard. Regular store hours will be from 6 am to midnight. The store…

One on One: Workhorse or show horse

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Do you want your congressional representative to be a “workhorse” or a “show horse?” In the recently released fourth revised edition of his classic “The Congressional Experience: An Institution Transformed,” David Price writes…

NC sales-tax hike is unneeded

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – When North Carolina Democrats are in power, their go-to source of new revenue is to raise sales taxes. Oh, I realize you’ve probably read or heard something different during recent election cycles. Left-wing politicians,…