Category Archives: Local government

Self-described “bleeding heart liberal-far, far left” teacher assisting Wake commissioner

Some Wake County middle school teachers have received the following email: To: MartinMS Staff Group@STAFF From: Jennifer Bryant/MartinMS/WCPSS Date: 04/17/2014 01:53PM Subject: Take Action Teachers, I am writing this to make a request of you that is for the benefit of all of us who are educators.  There is a county commissioner who has childrenContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online about U.S. Sen. Richard Burr’s alternative to the federal Affordable Care Act. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the latest developments in the “Dix Hill Haggle.”

New Carolina Journal Online features

Sam Hieb reports for Carolina Journal Online about the debate surrounding a $65 million downtown performing arts center for Greensboro. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal probes problems linked to President Obama’s plan to raise overtime pay for some workers.

New Carolina Journal Online features

Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online a UNC expert’s analysis of the uncertain impact of recent N.C. election changes on voter turnout. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines this year’s partisan contests for county commission seats.

Too much sand on OBX?

The Outer Banks Voice is reporting that sand from the recent beach nourishment project in Nags Head, NC is starting to drift westward, covering walkways and filling in property owners’ backyards and swimming pools. From the OBX Voice: Some of the sand that was pumped onto the beaches during the town’s massive widening project twoContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Carolina Journal Online reports on a new John Locke Foundation report that calls for repeal or major revisions of North Carolina’s Map Act. Michael Lowrey’s Daily Journal discusses how groupthink about the US Airways-American Airlines merger hurt Charlotte’s economic development planning.

New Carolina Journal Online features

Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about a state representative’s concerns linked to a proposed Haywood County tax hike. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how new data poke more holes in left-of-center pundits’ arguments about employment in North Carolina.

New Carolina Journal Online features

Sam Hieb reports for Carolina Journal Online about the political debate surrounding a $1.9 million local incentive for a downtown Greensboro hotel. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal explains why the political Left is bound to lose the school choice war.