March 31, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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More time to consider a new approach

We applaud the Person County commissioners for going the extra mile to ensure that new restrictions on junky yards get a full hearing before the board takes up the matter itself.  Commissioners opened a public hearing at their last meeting, but More...

There’s value in community college

It has long been commonplace for North Carolina politicians to lavish generous praise on community colleges.  Alas, this praise is more often a sort of rote incantation than a real statement of priorities.  More...

Who are today’s intellectuals?

Who would be on your list of North Carolina public intellectuals?  I asked that question recently in a column about some of our state’s influential people who could take the places of the late UNC president William Friday, Duke professor J More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: Which would you pick?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  Favorite meal of the day?  1. Breakfast 2. Lunch 3. Supper  To vote on this question, go to: www.personcountylife.com   More...