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May 03, 2016

Last Tuesday’s ruling by a federal judge upholding North Carolina’s 2013 voting law will remain a dark cloud over North Carolina unless overturned by a higher court or voters replace the legislators that wrote it. The law was designed to make the latter more difficult.

The...


Finish eugenics compensation

May 02, 2016

Here's one good headline for our state: We're on the verge of setting a national landmark in compassion and justice by becoming the first in the nation to complete payments to victims of state-sponsored, forced sterilization. With America watching, the state Supreme Court needs to get the final...


Address climate change, protect North Carolinians' health

May 02, 2016

What do allergies, liver failure, premature birth, depression and heat stroke have in common? They are health effects from climate change happening in North Carolina and expected to increase in the coming decades.

A new comprehensive report offers details on how the increasing numbers of...


Entire region relies on wisdom, strength of ECU leadership

May 01, 2016

Welcome to Cecil P. Staton, elected Wednesday by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors as the next chancellor of East Carolina University. Staton will assume his new duties July 1, succeeding Steve Ballard, who will return to the faculty.

The university family and...