I-77 tolls: NC DOT proposes a lot, promises much less on Cintra and the toll lanes
Charlotte Housing Authority CEO Fulton Meachem responds to an Observer editorial. The Strawn Cottages redevelopment will eventually be a big win, he says.
Observer readers comment on capitalism vs. socialism, political power grabs, congressional term limits, freedom of the press, press briefings, immigration, tariffs, and a military parade.
NC data base on traffic stops confirms racial profiling
President Trump’s attacks on a free press are so egregious that nearly all McClatchy papers are joining a national effort to run editorials calling for an end to it.
Observer readers comment on political campaigns, ABC stores and alcohol sales, health care, N.C. constitutional amendments, Steve Smith, teachers and the citizenship test.
Alamance County citizen avoids jail time, but not punishment, for casting ballot
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has withstood challenges to her leadership from her own party. But with the calculus changed in Trump’s Washington, even a blue wave in November wouldn’t give her a sure thing.
Observer readers comment on ABC stores and liquor sales, tiny houses, single payer health care, cyber warfare, name calling in politics, and tolerance.
McClatchy's award-winning cartoonists offer their views of this week's news
North Carolina sells liquor through an antiquated ABC system that results in higher prices and more limited selection. A recent audit uncovered millions in waste. It’s time to privatize the system.
Observer readers comment on Publix pet policy, support pets, NC ABC, White House press briefings, I-77 tolls, Gov. Roy Cooper, protecting wildlife, Tyler Larsen, Panthers, and millenials.
Observer readers comment on DMV, Real ID, hunters and conservation, Devin Nunes, Charlotte airport, RNC 2020, Evangelicals, Democrats, abortion, and Planned Parenthood.
GOP tries to fling dirt on Democrat in NC House race but does the opposite.
Victories for far left candidates could hurt Democrats’ efforts to win House and Senate
Our education system fails students by not teaching them basic life skills.
President Trump’s response to the specil counsel’s investigtion is looking more and more like Nixon’s cover-up.
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