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David Koch's Americans for Prosperity is Fighting a Tax Perk He Once Exploited

Americans for Prosperity, the free-market advocacy group established by the Koch brothers, mounts battles around the country on issues big and small via its nationwide network of chapters. Right now in North Carolina, AFP is vigorously opposing the revival of a state tax credit for renovating historic properties. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Upholds Auto Stop With No Traffic Violation

Ignorance of the law is no excuse -- that is, unless you're a police officer. For the first time, in December, the Supreme Court upheld a traffic stop even where there was no traffic violation. The court, in Heien v. North Carolina,Show More Summary

AT&T ramps North Carolina FTTP workforce to battle Google Fiber's impending entry

Just days after Google Fiber announced it would bring its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service to a number of major North Carolina towns and cities, including Charlotte and the Triangle area, AT&T is ramping up its workforce to support its own fiber network push in the state.

Police Accountability Essential But Tricky

My latest column for Carolina Journal: RALEIGH — The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during altercations with police officers have led to a heated national debate about the proper use of force by police departments. It has racial overtones, but it shouldn’t be a racial issue, as any American could become victim to […]

SC: New Director for Fairfield County Transit

Jan. 29--FAIRFIELD COUNTY -- There's been a transit transition: Roy Tucker Jr. was recently hired as director for Fairfield County Transit. "This opportunity came up, and I wanted to go home," Tucker said. "I'm a South Carolina boy." Beyond that, Tucker said he is a fit for the position based on his two passions. "I've got two passions," Tucker said. Show More Summary

MOLLY HATCH two day DEMO at Western Carolina University -FREE FREE

2 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

WCU School of Art and DesignMolly Hatch is coming to Western Carolina University on Feb 11th-12th. All are welcome to attend her two demonstration sessions and public lecture. (information follows and poster will be out next week)Molly...Show More Summary

Superstitious? Devin McCourty's Twin Might Give Up His Ticket to Super Bowl

In almost every sport you hear about players with odd superstitions. Whether it's Michael Jordan wearing his North Carolina shorts under his NBA uniform, or Serena Williams bouncing the ball five times before her first serve. For twin...Show More Summary

10 Solar Energy Proposals in Virginia to Watch During its Short 2015 General Assembly

It would take a hermit not to recognize the pent-up demand for solar throughout much of Virginia. While states such as North Carolina and Georgia are seeing significant growth, Virginia lags far behind and is all but ignoring the opportunity to diversify its economy with cleaner energy sources. read more

Is Rep. Mark Meadows, new chair of House Oversight, open to federal workers?

Mark Meadows is a difficult man to predict. As the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on government operations, the North Carolina Republican is in a key position to affect federal workplace and employee issues. But what should they expect from him? While his right-wing credentials shine, he appears more open […]

North Carolina Bear Lady Kay Grayson Killed By Beloved Bears She Handfed?

“Bear lady” of North Carolina Kay Grayson was torn to pieces by the bears she was famous for feeding, according to the local sheriff. The remains of Grayson, 67, were found near her home in the woods, only hair, bones, and torn clothing were present when the authorities arrived. Show More Summary

9 Things to Pack for a Road Trip With Your Dog

Does the low price of gas these days have you planning a road trip with your dogs? Just last month, I drove from northern Virginia to Asheville, North Carolina, with my two pups, Autumn and Rocket. It was our first road trip together, and I was both excited and scared. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Picks for January 30

After an amazing Thursday night chock-full of NHL action, the work week will end with five games on the docket. The red-hot St. Louis Blues will take on the Carolina Hurricanes, the NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks will face the Chicago Blackhawks,...Show More Summary

North Carolina 'Bear Lady' possibly killed by bear

North Carolina’s 'Bear Lady' may have been killed by the animals she hand-fed.

Tony Perkins Cheers Idaho Rights Vote

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"In Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas, Republicans are moving quickly on measures that would penalize any government employee caught issuing same-sex 'marriage' licenses -- regardless of the courts' orders. Meanwhile, Utah, North Carolina,...Show More Summary

Is The Military Getting Undue Credit For Solar Power In North Carolina? (Part 1 of 2)

The US Military has earned high praise for its embrace of renewable energy to power its bases, with a goal of sourcing 25% of its facility energy from renewable sources by 2025. Greenpeace’s other issues with the military notwithstanding...Show More Summary

Louisville Basketball: Keys to Beat UNC in ACC Showdown

The Louisville Cardinals will look to avenge one of their three losses from earlier in the season Saturday when they play host to the North Carolina Tar Heels. Rick Pitino's team was beaten by a Marcus Paige game-winner in Chapel Hill...Show More Summary

Woman Tells of Horrific Abortion: “No Way What They Are Doing is Humane”

North Carolina has assigned investigators to the Hallmark Women’s Center in Fayetteville, the place where abortionist Malana Moshesh works. Moshesh has been reported for a horrific abortion she performed in the fall of 2014. Every abortion is a horrific experience for the unborn child involved, but some are particularly physically horrific for the mothers as […]

North Carolina Lawmakers' First Priority: License to Discriminate

The legislative session of 2015 is barely under way, but lawmakers in North Carolina are already looking for ways to sidestep marriage equality. read more

North Carolina Health Department Allowed Abortion Clinics to Write Their Own Rules

Legislators in North Carolina did the right thing in July 2013 when they voted to raise the quality standards for abortion clinics in the state. The hand-wringing response from the abortion industry was entirely predictable, with Planned Parenthood’s vice president for public affairs, Melissa Reed, calling it “the most restrictive access to safe and legal […]

Carolina Hurricanes Riding Dominant Jordan Staal to January Turnaround

Since Jordan Staal returned to the Carolina Hurricanes' lineup on Dec. 29, only five other NHL teams have won more games than the surging 'Canes. After missing the season's first 35 games with a broken fibula, Staal returned a monthShow More Summary

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