Category: Locales

High on the hog: UNC salaries dwarf other state agencies’

Living High on the Hog

By Jesse Saffron and Jenna A. Robinson Chapel Hill, NC – The average annual income in North Carolina is just over $40,000. But senior-level bureaucrats in the University of North Carolina system’s General Administration (GA)—who take home six-figure salaries—say they…

WRAL ignores wealthy funders on left

by Susan Myrick Raleigh, NC – WRAL’s Laura Leslie wrote about an Energy Forum held at the Legislature September 9 organized by opponents of renewable energy programs. (Translation from WRAL speak: opponents to taxpayer-funded renewable energy programs.) The central theme…

$30,000 for what?

Inequalities

by Mark Stinson Siler City, NC – Looking from the outside in sometimes doesn’t provide us with all the information needed but in my point of view something is darn wrong with allotting $30,000 to Virginia Cross and North Chatham…

The real point of ‘Ashley’ revelations

Ashley Madison

By Jim Tynen Raleigh, NC – It’s important to keep the focus on the real issue of government email addresses uncovered at the online affair site Ashley Madison, even as Matt Caulder will continue to look at new developments. Almost…

Hottest Chatham Online bulletin board topics – Week of August 16, 2015

Chatham Online BBS

Pittsboro, NC – Here are the hottest Chatham Online bulletin board topics from last week. 1. Pittsboro Matters threatens lawsuit over Chatham Online Bulletin Board Headline  (Read 3233 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,32856.0.html 2. Pittsboro town board candidate, Casey Mann wants to…