Tag: COVID-19

What’s Going On, What’s Going On

woman in green and white stripe shirt covering her face with white mask

By Kevin Roche Love to see what the incandescent Marvin Gaye would make of these times.  We are hitting a new fever pitch of tension and craziness.  Schools are doing virtual or remote “learning”; parents are at their wit’s end on…

2021 population estimates show NC growth continues

By Michael Cline Chapel Hill, NC – North Carolina’s population growth continues, despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state gained more people than all but Texas, Florida, and Arizona. Between the April 1, 2020 Census count and…

ACC modifies Covid-19 game rescheduling policy

Greensboro, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Wednesday that it has modified its 2021-22 COVID-19 rescheduling policy.   The decision was unanimously supported by the league’s athletics directors as a result of the current rise in COVID cases and its…

The Lost Year: What the pandemic cost teenagers

By Alec MacGillis ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Everything looks the same on either side of the Texas-New Mexico border in the…