If you’ve ever been to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, odds are you’ve crossed the picturesque Herbert C. Bonner Memorial Bridge, which the N.C. Department of Transportation closed last week for fear that the 50-year-old span has become a safety threat to motorists.
RALEIGH — Jokes about “Polacks” have always been tasteless and silly. Based on the latest international test scores, trying to get a laugh today by portraying Polish people as ignorant or dumb is a good way to identify yourself as, well, ignorant or dumb.
Kristine Kaiser’s understanding of government and privacy is exactly backwards.
At a time of bitterly divided politics in our country, the passing of Nelson Mandela offers us a valuable reminder of how great leaders can bridge great divides and get reconciliation right.
The headline in the Dec. 3 paper “Dead end for Montlieu?” is distorted. Dead end? It will be the gateway to a university ranked No. 1 in three distinct categories by US News & World Report. A university where almost 6,000 come to learn, teach, serve, and work.