December 09, 2018
Last month, the voters of North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment that requires specific forms of voter identification be shown before citizens of voting age are allowed to cast a ballot in this state.
Legislators are currently crafting the language that will structure the specific legal…
December 02, 2018
While a lot of the judicial confirmation news coming out of Washington, D.C., of late could at best be described as disappointing, there was some positive news on Thursday.
November 25, 2018
While the response so far has been disappointing, it's hard to fault the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education for its efforts to get public input on hiring the next superintendent of schools.
November 18, 2018
Typically when a developer says he wants to build a pollution-free industrial facility capable of bringing in potentially hundreds of thousands a year in extra property tax revenue, elected officials are slapping themselves silly over their community’s good fortune.
November 11, 2018
About the best metaphor for Tuesday’s midterm election results is a “mixed bag.”
November 04, 2018
Communities nationwide have discovered the benefits of investing in, salvaging and reviving their business districts, parks and other common areas.
October 28, 2018
In politics, if you’re trying to pass something controversial, one of the oldest tricks in the book is to pair it with something less controversial and present them together as a package. Another trick to gain passage is to flood the zone — overwhelm the audience with more things than…