Category: Columns

Broadband funding will capture NC General Assembly’s attention this session

Broadband Internet

By Johnny Kampis Raleigh, NC – When the General Assembly reconvenes next week, broadband promises to be a hot topic. One of lawmakers’ first order of business, according to Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, will be to pass legislation handling…

A head full of coronavirus research, part 92

doctor graphic with magnifying glass

By Kevin Roche Well, so far in Florida, people seem to be going about their daily lives fairly normally. Appalachicola, which is a cute little tourist town, and Port St. Joe, were quite busy. A lot of virus refugees looking…

School closings and lockdowns

Elementary school children

By Kevin Roche The first paper deals with schools and their role in transmission and was published in the journal Pediatrics. (Ped. Article) The study looked at 11 school districts in North Carolina which had been open for 9 weeks of…