Tag: Terry Sanford

One on One: A Chapel Hill monument comes down

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – A monument to a treasured past came down in Chapel Hill last week. No, the Silent Sam statute of a Confederate soldier still stands. The lost monument came from the death of 94-year…

Tom Ross: A jackass or a carpenter?

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – “Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.” Using a saying from UNC President Margaret Spellings’s native Texas, one attributed to Sam Rayburn, the long-time speaker…