Print Editions

  • Volume 17, Number 5 – May 2008

    Cover • UNC Latino program pushes ‘new immigration’ • Document shows Watson had conflict backing Parton project North Carolina • National economy to loom large in 2008 session, Page 5 • Crane tells her story to Open Government Coalition, Page 8 • Some residents fear negative effects…

  • Volume 17, Number 4 – April 2008

    Cover • Counties use public funds to push tax hikes • League of Municipalities called NC’s ‘shadow government’ North Carolina • NC drought relief efforts affecting private property rights, page 4 • Bakst: NC needs a ‘coast law’ for wind turbines, page 5 Education • Proposed fines have…

  • Volume 17, Number 3 – March 2008

    Cover • Parton, Watson had plans for more theaters • Special Triangle commissioin proposes $2 billion transit plan North Carolina • Funds bought $600 custom pants and ‘foundation garment’, Page 4 • West Coast development model could guide N.C., Page 5 • Report: Counties could save money…

  • Volume 17, Number 2 – February 2008

    Cover • Raleigh plan spurs ‘planning vs. freedom’ questions • Basnight, Black instrumental in launch of Randy Parton Theatre North Carolina • Gubernatorial candidates tacke issue of economic incentives, Page 4 • Peer review lambasts CAPAG consultant’s report, Page 5 • Homeowners say watershed rules infringe on…

  • Volume 17, Number 1 – January 2008

    Cover • Parton project attracts political firepower • Dolly Parton comes to brother’s defense North Carolina • Apparent conflicts of interest engulf theater project, Page 3 • CCS consultant admits report had no cost-benefit analysis, Page 4 • N.C. forestry leader sees environmental upside, Page 4…

  • Volume 17, Number 12 – December 2007

    Cover • State official’s land excluded from regs • Elizabeth City officials jumped gun on aviation park North Carolina • Residents upset over residential land use proposal, page 4 • Parton ousted: City changes theater contract, page 5 Education • State school superintendent hopefuls have their say, page…

  • Volume 16, Number 11 – November 2007

    Cover • ‘Direct instruction’ hangs up charter’s bid • Some see double standard as schools bend for Islam North Carolina • Parton Theatre marketing dollars never materialized, page 4 • ‘Seriously flawed’ analysis hurts climate debate, page 5 Education • Learn-Earn schools inspired by one-romm schoolhouses, page 9…

  • Volume 16, Number 10 – October 2007

    Cover • Voters hold fate of Charlotte’s transit tax • Counties want more taxes despite Medicaid relief North Carolina • Parton payback requirement mysteriously dropped, Page 4 • State halfway to Johnson & Wales money promises, Page 5 Education • N.C. kids flunking American history, Page 8…

  • Volume 16, Number 9 – September 2007

    Cover • Job procedure for Decker skirted state law • Decker says he brought shame on God and family North Carolina • State’s prosecutors like federal corruption-fighting tools, Page 3 • Partisans disagree about partisan wrangling, Page 6 Education • More science, math teachers needed, Page 8…

  • Volume 16, Number 8 – August 2007

    Cover • Moore knew about Parton annual “artist fee” • CO2 alarmist organizations affecting policy in N.C. North Carolina • Parton Theatre financial statements “trade secret,” Page 3 • JLF report: N.C. property rights weakest in nation, Page 5 • Group: N.C. taxes among South’s highest, Page…