Who are today’s public intellectuals?

Billy Graham’s death and memorial service brought back memories of a column I wrote about North Carolina’s “Public Intellectuals” 16 years ago. I had noticed a...

Good books for the folks you forgot

You forgot somebody, didn’t you?Somebody who is expecting a present from you? And now, remembering, you have no idea what to give, do you?Here...

The Eateries of Madison County, North Carolina

Some people fall in love with bridges, as in the late Robert James Waller’s “The Bridges of Madison County,” the best-selling romance novel from...

Seventy-six trombones and the loyalties to con men

“Seventy-six trombones led the big parade, with a hundred and ten coronets close at hand. They were followed by rows and rows of the...

Which political party is more anti-science?

If Jim Martin could make peace between religion and science, could he do something similar about his Republican Party’s war with science?A few weeks...

North Carolina golf and Trump’s Russian connections

Every North Carolina author would give his or her eyetooth to get a mention at the top of The New York Times’s lead editorial...

World War II transformed North Carolina

What event in North Carolina’s modern history had the greatest impact in making our state what it is today?The creation of the Research Triangle...

An ancient Greek historian, a North Carolina native, and war with China

While President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were getting to know each other last weekend, a native North Carolinian was warning that...

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SCOTT CLARK AUTO GROUP PARTNERS WITH CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG & UNION COUNTY SCHOOLS, LAUNCHES TRADE INTERNSHIP...

CHARLOTTE, NC (August 23, 2021) – Scott Clark Auto Group (SCAG)- Charlotte’s premier dealer group and one of the biggest local automotive dealers in the region - has partnered with Charlotte-Mecklenburg and...

Mavericks Down Independence In Season Opener 38-6

CHARLOTTE -  - The Independence Patriots football team played their first game of the season on the road in a non-conference game against Marvin...

Star Siblings Shine In National Sporting Events

WAXHAW, NC - The road to achieving your dreams is not easy, but it is a well-worn path distinguished by hard work, dedication, and...

Arr! You’re Invited to the ’21 Post Plague Pirate Parlay & Party

WAXHAW, NC – The Museum of the Waxhaws and the Carolina Cutthroat Krewe will be hosting the “'21 Post Plague Pirate Parlay & Party”...

Waxhaw Reading Room Is Looking For Book Lovers

WAXHAW, NC – Founded in 2009, the Library Association of Waxhaw (501c3) (LAW) was created with a goal of encouraging the construction of a...