Archive: Quick Takes

  • CJ’s 2019 award winners

    Carolina Journal’s award-winning journalism, Online Division, 2019 N.C. Press Association Editorial and Advertising Contest, with judges’ comments when offered. Carolina Journal Associate Editor Lindsay Marchello (left) and Assistant Managing Editor Kari Travis won the Duke Green-Lassiter Award for Excellence in Higher Education reporting at the 2019 N.C.

  • CJ politics week in review, Feb. 17-21

    Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed. Here’s this week’s review: Common core: A week ago, State Superintendent Mark Johnson sent a survey about Common Core to thousands of…

  • Judge tosses $2.5 million Silent Sam settlement

    A Superior Court judge has reversed course on a $2.5-million settlement granting a Confederate veterans group ownership of Silent Sam.  Judge Allen Baddour threw out the deal during a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 12, about whether the Sons of the Confederate Veterans had legal standing to…

  • CJ politics week in review, Feb. 3-7

    Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed. Here’s this week’s review: Contract rules: The State Board of Education is moving forward on efforts to limit the state superintendent’s ability…