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Summer Polls Are Flawed Predictors

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — In this year that sometimes feels like a decade, North Carolinians have yet to cast a single general-election ballot for...

You Decide: How Will The Virus Affect Economic Development?

By Dr. Mike Walden Although Covid-19 is still with us, there’s been a recent shift in the kind of attention given to the virus. For...

Farther Along We’ll Know All About It

By Eric Jackson Johnston County Report reached out to five local public figures and asked they share their personal thoughts about current social justice issues....

Former Slave Blazed Trail For Writers

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — You surely recognize the name Frederick Douglass and know the major role he played in American history after escaping his...

The Truth About Agriculture and Farm Workers

By: Bryant Spivey County Extension Director Johnston County Cooperative Extension As a public employee working for an educational organization that supports farms and farmers of all different...

You Decide: Can Good Things Come From Bad Times?

By Dr. Mike Walden My mother died twenty years ago. Although she didn’t have much formal education – she dropped out of high school after...

Op-Ed: Rewriting Election Laws Is Outrageous And Irresponsible

By: NC Senator Brent Jackson Rewriting election laws right in the middle of an election is outrageous and irresponsible, but that is exactly what the...

Our State Has Gotten Freer

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — While modern conservatism in America brings together a number of discrete groups, interests, and priorities, one of its unifying themes...

The Reality Of A “Post COVID” World In Education

Op Ed By: Dr. Chuck Williams As schools across the country rightly focus on getting students, teachers and staff back to school safely in the...

COVID Shapes Debate On Worker Safety

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...