Hurricane Ian Reminded Us

Search for: NEWS Hurricane Ian Reminded Us ​Hurricane Ian hit us here in North Carolina last week hard enough to get our attention with its heavy rains and winds. Still all the news stories about Florida’s damage and struggles got us thinking about the many hurricanes...

Alaska and North Carolina

Search for: NEWS Alaska and North Carolina Does Alaska have a political message for North Carolina? Not a chance, you say. It’s too far away to have any connection to us. But wait a minute. There are some connections. Steve Cowper, who grew up in Kinston and graduated...

Can’t Stop UNC’s Move to Raleigh

Search for: NEWS Can’t Stop UNC’s Move to Raleigh Too late. It has already been done. The Spangler building that served as headquarters of the UNC system is dark and empty for the first time since 1971 when UNC president William Friday moved the university president’s...

Someone Who Knew George Washington Very Well

Search for: NEWS Someone Who Knew George Washington Very Well When I learned of the death of Salisbury native and legendary investor Julian Robertson Jr. last week, I remembered a story his father told me. His father, the senior Robertson, told me not long before his...