RALEIGH — The person who manages most of state government’s financial assets — the $107 billion pension fund for state and local employees, for starters — is not an appointee of the governor. The voters of North Carolina elect a state treasurer every four years.
This week, the Southeastern Health board of trustees announced that we are moving forward with an agreement with UNC Health which will culminate in Southeastern Health becoming the 12th member of the UNC Health system. I want to share more about why we made this decision and why UNC Health, North Carolina’s leading public academic health system, is the right fit for our community.
RALEIGH — For 16 years, former state Rep. Cherie Berry has served as North Carolina’s labor commissioner. Now she’s retiring, and another Republican state representative, Josh Dobson of McDowell County, is running to replace her.
The local pastors participating in the group called Ministers for Justice deserve our support and a hearty “God bless you” as they try to tackle an issue that has plagued humanity since man, and woman, realized there are people in the world who are different. That issue is racism.