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Tom Campbell

OPINION

Avoiding another failed school year

By Tom Campbell
| September 16, 2021

There’s no sugarcoating it: More that 50% of North Carolina’s schoolchildren failed to achieve grade...

John Hood

OPINION

Biden's mandate goes too far

By John Hood
| September 16, 2021

RALEIGH — I got the COVID-19 vaccine shortly after it became publicly available. I did so because I ...

Commentary

Weekly devotional: We are no longer separated

By Grace Ministries USA
| September 16, 2021

Ephesians 2:12-13 (ESV) “Remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from t...

Dallas Woodhouse

OPINION

Case could destroy NC’s high court

By Dallas Woodhouse
| September 14, 2021

It would be outrageous. It would be unprecedented. It would damage the credibility and validity of N...

Steve Ford

OPINION

NC falls short of constitutional school funding

By Steve Ford
| September 14, 2021

A momentous clash between North Carolina’s General Assembly and the state’s judicial system looks to...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

A great teacher teaches on

By D.G. Martin
| September 14, 2021

When Julian Pleasants died on Sept. 7, North Carolina lost one of its most important academic and po...

Joe Weaver

COMMENTARY

Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities

By Joe Weaver
| September 13, 2021

A co-worker and I had a conversation about generations. I am older than he by about 20 years, and we...

John Hood

OPINION

What's more democratic than an election?

By John Hood
| September 13, 2021

Do the ends justify the means? This familiar question produces strong feelings precisely because it...

Alexander H. Jones

OPINION

How big a role will Trump play in Senate primary?

By Alexander H. Jones
| September 13, 2021

Whatever else he plans to do between now and the 2024 presidential election, Donald Trump is unlikel...

Dave DiFilippo cartoon for Sept. 10

September 11, 2021

Dr. Matthew Ledoux

COMMENTARY

Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

By Dr. Matthew Ledoux
| September 10, 2021

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I tru...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Biden's vaccine mandate isn't about COVID-19

By Thomas L. Knapp
| September 10, 2021

“We’ve been patient, but our patience is wearing thin,” President Joe Biden said as he announced his...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

What made today's NC economy?

By Mike Walden
| September 10, 2021

During one of my recent early morning workouts at the local YMCA in Raleigh, I met an impressive you...

OPINION

Lying leaders can’t be truth police

By Corey Friedman
| September 9, 2021

If you think the federal government should act swiftly to remove coronavirus fibs and falsehoods fro...

Lewis Bowling

Commentary | Back in the day

Memorable days from decades past

By Lewis Bowling
| September 9, 2021

Granville County lost a good woman last month with the passing of Marie Satterwhite Green. I mean, i...

Commentary

Weekly devotional: We know our Redeemer lives

By Grace Ministries USA
| September 9, 2021

Job 19:25-26 (ESV) “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last He will stand upon the earth....

Dave DiFilippo cartoon

Editorial

Our Opinion: Video lottery bill ignores unregulated sweepstakes games

A Wake Weekly editorial
| September 9, 2021

North Carolina legislators seem to be OK with gambling just so long as the House — the one that meet...

John Hood

COMMENTARY

Trade lifts North Carolina economy

By John Hood
| September 8, 2021

RALEIGH — When North Carolinians are free to trade with whomever they choose, be it South Carolinian...

Kay C. James

OPINION

Taliban is stronger now than in 2001

By Kay C. James
| September 8, 2021

As we prepare to mark the 20th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks on our homeland on Sept...

D.G. Martin

COMMENTARY

John Rosenthal asks: why?

D.G. Martin
| September 8, 2021

This question haunts anyone who has lost a family member or friend to suicide. We deal with the ques...


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