Print Editions

  • Volume 30, Number 1 – January 2021

    On the cover • Four areas of focus • All gone: Pandemic, shutdowns have staggered tourism and imperiled communities across rural North Carolina   News • Legislative leaders, governor announce deal on rural broadband funding, Page 2 • John Locke Foundation and Civitas Institute combine capabilities, Page 3 • Quick…

  • Volume 29, Number 12 – December 2020

    On the cover • Election 2020: It’s a wrap … mostly • Politicians aren’t born; they’re trained   News • Boosting public employee unions would cost plenty, study says, Page 2 • Quick Takes, Page 3 • Gunther declared ineligible to sit as state judge, thanks to Carolina Journal, Page…

  • Volume 29, Number 11 – November 2020

    On the cover • Election 2020: They came, they voted, they won   News • Quick takes, Page 3 • No thanks, governor. Local governments push back against lockdown letter, Page 4 • Election 2020: Low tide for Democrats, Page 5 • Election 2020: Republicans got out and voted on…

  • Volume 29, Number 10 – October 2020

    On the cover • Pay attention! Outcome of N.C. Supreme Court races could alter political landscape for years News • Graduation rates continue to increase, Page 2 • Quick Takes, Pages 3-5 • Governor’s lawsuit against Rules Review Commission could unleash executive power, experts say, Page 6 • Cooper’s permission…

  • Volume 29, Number 9 – September 2020

    On the cover • Lost: Government orders, edicts in response to pandemic break businesses, leaving tradition, culture in tatters News • Quick Takes, Pages 3-4 • Hospital consolidation complicates issues of who’s at fault in Mission Health union debate, Page 5 • Dem candidate faces challenges over loan, residency, Page…

  • Volume 29, Number 8 – August 2020

    On the cover • Opportunity Lost? The education empire strikes back at school choice   News • Health department approves move in COVID-19 testing, Page 2 • Quick Takes, Pages 3, 9 • UNC President-elect Peter Hans’ performance-based pay could set national example, experts say, Page 4 • U.S. Supreme…