July 4th and the “Revolutionary Summer”July 2, 2013 at 5:48 am
In the early summer of 1776 in Philadelphia, where our founders were waxing eloquently about their newly declared independence from Great Britain, modern day…
Gettysburg And Other TransformationsJune 25, 2013 at 4:46 am
Next week Americans will be remembering the 150th anniversary of a defining moment in our country’s history, the Civil War battle at Gettysburg.
Germanized English and NC Environment IssuesJune 18, 2013 at 5:10 am
What does the German language have to do with one of the most contentious environmental issues facing North Carolinians?
The Risk of Doing NothingJune 11, 2013 at 4:39 am
Action and commitment will make the Moral Monday effort harder for the McCrorys and Goolsbys to ignore or deride.
A New Book Reminds Us To Say Thank YouJune 4, 2013 at 5:00 am
According to Rick Atkinson’s new book, “The Guns at Last Light: The War in Europe, 1944-1945,” currently Number One on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list.
The Charlotte Hornets — And An Enemy General EverywhereMay 28, 2013 at 12:03 am
What enemy general who fought in North Carolina is most memorialized here? Here is a hint. The Charlotte pro basketball team is taking back the Hornets name.
Remembering the Merritts of Merritt’s StoreMay 21, 2013 at 5:22 am
If you mention Merritt’s Store anywhere around Chapel Hill, most often you will hear something like, “Oh yes. Best BLTs I’ve ever tasted.”
Good Books You Won’t See On BookwatchMay 15, 2013 at 5:06 am
Here are some important new books you will not learn about on UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch.
Celebrating the End of the Charlotte CurseMay 8, 2013 at 8:03 am
We can stop referring to the Charlotte mayor’s job as a dead end for politicians aspiring to statewide or national office.
Keep Our Grandfather’s Fire BurningApril 30, 2013 at 12:41 am
D.G. Martin on the Tar Heel state and Tom Lambeth’s recent speech to the North Caroliniana Society.