- The Commentators In Response to "A Letter to Deems May"
I, too, am a graduate of UNC. I find Dr. Harmon’s letter to Deems May interesting, at best, and honestly he makes a couple of legitimate points. My question to the good Dr. would be why he fails to mention that Butch Davis, as far as I know, was mentioned nowhere in the NCAA findings? […]Read More
- The Commentators A Letter to Deems May
Dear Deems, Your August 01 letter published by InsideCarolina.com could not have been further from the intended mark. The subject should have been the University of North Carolina, but it was Deems May. Your letter included the pronouns “I” 37 times, “my” 11 times and “me” 7 times, for a total of 55 self-references […]Read More
- The Commentators Don't Drive Angry
When I first moved to Carrboro in 2003 I was so impressed by this community’s patience and decorum on the roads. Having moved from Washington DC, where I was born and raised, I was accustomed to a far more aggressive scene. I was used to seeing things like: people leaning on their horns, screaming out […]Read More
- The Commentators Thorp and the Football Coach
Prior to last Wednesday evening, I was one among a group of friends who had struggled, deeply troubled with the drumbeat of news about the UNC football program. It was not about the gridiron prospects of the coming season, but about rule-breaking of various sorts that was a growing threat to UNC’s reputation as an […]Read More
- The Commentators Our Towing Economy
Guest Column by Mike Harris I usually ride my bike around town, but on Wednesday July 20, the bike needed some adjustments, so I had to strap it to the back of my Honda Accord and drive up Franklin to The Bicycle Chain. After turning left into the parking lot between Vespa and Noodles and […]Read More
- The Commentators Stop Speed Bumps!
Guest Column by Eric Plow In spite of a bad economy, dwindling tax revenues, and unmanageable fiscal debt, cities and towns all over the US have passed bonds (translation: borrowing money) to install thousands of speed bumps, along with 3-way and 4-way stop signs, in an effort to appease neighborhood activists who want to inconvenience anyone […]Read More
- The Commentators Why I Support Butch Davis… and the Right to Other Opinions
Guest Column by Barry Leffler Butch Davis should remain the Head Football Coach at Carolina. Until it is proven Davis knew about John Blake and his egregious wrongdoings… the coach should stay right where he is leading the great young men who represent our hometown university. I have known Butch Davis and reported […]Read More