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.
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…
December 11, 2016
The month-long election canvas and recount process now behind us – with the exception of a couple of races – North Carolina residents can begin to look ahead to what a change in the governor's office will mean.
November 27, 2016
When one political party wields absolute power, it can find giving up even some part of it difficult — even if that’s what the voters have decided should happen.