News Stories

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will gain another seat in Congress for the next 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday, the result of a steadily growing population as people arrive for jobs and retirement.

Sports Stories

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

The NFL Draft just happened, their league MVP is reportedly looking to get out of Green Bay, the Carolina Hurricanes are the best team in the NHL, Russell Westbrook is still setting crazy NBA records and Dana White got shown up by a social media influencer.

Opinion Stories

Around Here with Jim Green

Sometimes it feels good to be right – I make a decision and things work out in my favor.

Wandering But Not Lost with Sarah Hodges Stalls

Community is defined as a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. The Oxford Dictionary also describes community as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals.

Around Here

This past weekend I lost my mind and found a notebook – or should I say, someone found it for me.

Wandering but not Lost

Many times the toughest part of a job change is the people you leave behind. The relationships, the laughter and the comfort afforded by people you knew you could count on.



Looking back, it’s clear that North Carolina took a big step in 2008 toward becoming a Democratic state in presidential elections. It’s not clear whether we’ll keep moving in that direction.

On March 2 — the late Theodor Seuss Geisel’s 117th birthday — Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that, some time last year, it ceased publishing/licensing six of the popular author’s children’s books which “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”

Feature Stories

Nearing the end of my 60th year, I’m noticing that a lot of friends and acquaintances around my age have either retired or are counting down the days. Meanwhile, I’m fixing things so that I can take a retirement trip and never leave the farm.

This is the Day with Rev. Johnny Phillips

Half a century ago, the United Nations declared April 22 to be celebrated as Earth Day. Since then, various actions from international agreements to national legislation to personal habits have made literally tons of improvements.

One-on-One with D.G. Martin

D.G. Martin is a retired lawyer, politician and university administrator and is host of UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Bookwatch” at 3 p.m. on Sundays and 5 p.m. on Tuesdays.