News Reports (Page 9)

  • CJ politics week in review, Feb. 24-28

    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: Neck-and-neck polling: It’s a three-way race in North Carolina for the Democratic primary. Polls from…

  • 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.

  • Carolina Journal wins seven N.C. Press Association awards

    “Smart, innovative.” “Refreshing.” “Compelling anecdotes and engaging tone.” “A strong story in a solid field of competitors.” “First-rate thinking and writing.” These are some of the terms judges used praising Carolina Journal’s writers and editors, who collected a record seven awards in…

  • Independent surgery center offers cashed-based, transparent prices

    Surgeon Wade Naziri offers his patients transparent, cash-based prices at his independent surgery center. It’s a novel concept in an environment of rising costs and hidden prices. Naziri began fighting for price transparency because his patients couldn’t afford out-of-network weight loss surgery at Greenville’s…

  • NCDOT circus train sits alone in Nash County

    Editor’s note: This story was updated Monday afternoon with comment from the Spring Hope mayor. P.T. Barnum once said there’s a sucker born every minute. Step right up, North Carolina. Part of a train once owned by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey…

  • Cooper armed with bicoastal campaign donations

    Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper raised $605,649 — 7% of his 2019 campaign funds — from residents of New York and California, based on a Carolina Journal analysis of his campaign finance reports. But details about Cooper’s fundraising trips to those states are hard to…

  • 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…