April 16, 2014 10:27
In 2013 the General Assembly of North Carolina passed House Bill 589. It is a Bill that changes various aspects of the voting process for the citizens of the State....
April 16, 2014 10:27
Summer is fast approaching, and warmer weather means more outdoor activities. Every summer, thousands of people flock to North Carolina to hike the mountains or to explore the beaches because the Carolina sunshine feels good on the skin....
April 9, 2014 10:17
“It hurts when they restrain us,” the child told investigators from the state Department of Health and Human Services. “But that’s the point isn’t it?” According to state and federal rules that regulate psychiatric residential treatment facilities, no, that’s not supposed to be the point....
April 9, 2014 10:17
The National MS Society defines Multiple Sclerosis as an immune-mediated process in which the body’s T cells pass from the bloodstream into the central nervous system to attack the myelin coating around the nerve fibers. People who don’t have MS or know someone that has MS might get lost in the definition....
April 9, 2014 10:17
The following is a most recent culmination of thought that has provided a way to discover how to navigate my life, and I offer it as a vehicle for others to find answers to questions they may or may not have thought of. If what others think is true may not be what you do, interpretations should differ....
April 9, 2014 10:17
Commissioner Mark Baker is the principal at Salem Baptist Christian High School. He believes in the importance of education, and during his 16-year tenure at the school, he has learned a lot about leadership and what qualities are required to be at the head of a community....
April 2, 2014 10:31
Money has always been a key factor in education. The idea to create this college for women was widely approved, but due to the recession of the late 1830s and early 1840s, the school lacked money for construction....
April 2, 2014 10:31
On the same day that former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was reported to have asked an FBI agent for illegal campaign contributions, I wrote within these pages “Some campaign contributions look like legal forms of extortion on the part of elected......
April 2, 2014 10:31
There has to be a mutual respect and understanding for each other’s wants and needs. Give-and-take is not an option, it is a necessity. Twenty-five years is a long time to stay committed to one another, but if the foundation is solid, the two parties are capable of success....

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