Voting shifts changing campaigns

Voting shifts changing campaigns

Understanding shifting demographics helps explain how otherwise over-performing outsiders like Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders are...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


For higher growth, think small

For higher growth, think small

RALEIGH — Remember the old joke about a drunken man crawling around under a lamppost? It starts off with a police officer approaching the drunk ...

September 1st, 2015 |  


UNCP earns A+ following tour

UNCP earns A+ following tour

It’s that time of year again as our students pack their book bags to head back to school. For some of you, it was the bittersweet feeling of dro...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Budget betrays poor priorities

Budget betrays poor priorities

If you want to understand the priorities of the folks currently running the General Assembly, the details emerging from the secret budget negotiations...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Stock volatility not always bad

Stock volatility not always bad

The stock market has not had a correction since 2011. In the last few days, we have seen volatility in the market that some haven’t seen before....

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  


Evidence supports school choice

Evidence supports school choice

RALEIGH — As a very public advocate of parental choice in education for most of my adult life, I am used to having my intentions questioned.It&#...

August 27th, 2015 |  


More disappointing budget news

The news this week that legislative leaders will miss another deadline in their efforts to pass a two-year state budget that is now eight weeks overdu...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Technology brings chickens to fair

Technology brings chickens to fair

Did you ever watch “Green Acres”? For those of you who were not fortunate enough to watch it the first time around, or in reruns over the ...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Storytellers slated for September

Storytellers slated for September

W.B. Yeats wrote, “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” While the back-to-school moment can be bittersweet ...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Pop and Quirk: SNL stars hawk chicken for KFC

Pop and Quirk: SNL stars hawk chicken for KFC

Norm MacDonald plays Col. Sanders in a new ad campaign from KFC, but it was a gig hawking hamburgers for Hardee’s that made the comedian a star....

August 24th, 2015 |