Our Views

February 26, 2017

The issue: Currituck County leaders have voted for a ban on all future solar facility permitting in the county.

Our position: The county has better options and can take reasonable actions to plan for solar facilities without this ban, which is short-sighted and ill-conceived.


As the saying…

February 19, 2017

Lebron James, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant are all in New Orleans this weekend for the NBA’s annual All-Star Game, a star-studded affair that pumps millions of dollars into its host city’s economy. Regardless of which team, the Eastern Conference all-stars or Western Conference all-…

February 12, 2017

The Trump administration, charging in with a new set of leadership principles, tactics and strategies, is like no administration that our country has seen.

February 06, 2017

A ray of truthfulness about Amazon Wind Farm US East seems to have finally broken through the cloud of falsehoods threatening to shut down the wind project even before it cranks out its first watt of energy.

January 29, 2017

It goes without saying that the president of the United States should always strive to tell the American people the truth.

January 22, 2017

Along with the pomp and circumstance that typically accompany presidential inaugurations, Friday’s ceremony installing Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States was marked by boycotts and witnessed by the most politically divided nation since the 1960s.

January 15, 2017

The issue: State Sen. Bill Cook and members of the state’s Republican legislative leadership have sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, asking him to shut down the Amazon Wind Farm US East in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties.

Our position: Trump should tell Cook and the other…

January 08, 2017

When Perquimans Board of Commissioners Chairman Kyle Jones describes the process his board is using to appoint a successor to retiring Sheriff Eric Tilley as the “most fair, open and non-partisan,” we assume he’s focusing mostly on its non-partisan nature.

Because Perquimans…

January 01, 2017

The issue: Currituck County has appealed a $39 million civil judgment against the county in the Swan Beach Corolla lawsuit to the N.C. Court of Appeals.

Our position: Faced with the mounting costs of the judgment and no guarantee of success in the appellate court, the prudent decision for Currituck…

December 26, 2016

We just finished another busy Christmas season and if you are like me, you are taking a deep breath and contemplating what the new year will bring. The crazy pace of the holidays remind me of why I am so grateful to not have to experience the same kind of business every day here. I hope you will…

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