Public School Leaders Embrace Competition in Age of School Choice

CALN is a collaborative initiative working to prioritize academic excellence and student success in traditional public schools across the Carolinas.

Three Republicans Vie to Challenge Secretary of State Marshall

North Carolina's executive branch consists of 10 independently elected officials, including the secretary of state, with Elaine Marshall currently in office and facing competition from three Republicans in the upcoming election.

Crime is Not Dropping in Buncombe County

Local leaders in Asheville and Buncombe County are accused of manipulating statistics and downplaying the severity of the crime problem, while rising incidents of violent crimes, sexual assault, and armed robbery contradict the claim of a drop in crime rates, highlighting the challenges faced by an understaffed Asheville Police Department.

Cooper Bans TikTok, WeChat on State Government Devices

People using state government computers and mobile phones will soon lose access to TikTok and WeChat. Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order Thursday prohibiting use of those applications on state-issued devices.

Supporting North Carolina Veterans

For Air Force veteran Lane Dyer, giving back to the veteran community is more than just a job; it’s a passion. “We have come so far in our efforts to support veterans and their families,” said Dyer, North Carolina’s state director of Veterans’ Employment and Training Services. “The transition and career services available to transitioning […]

From Senator Chuck Edwards’ Desk

After an intense six weeks, my last session in the North Carolina Senate has come to an end. In this session, we had numerous successful pieces of legislation and were able to bring home millions more for western North Carolina in the 2022 Budget. Following are some highlights from this year’s short session. Adjustments to […]

State Makes Top 10 in Motorcycle Fatalities

Many North Carolinians enjoy riding motorcycles. Who can blame residents for wanting to enjoy a great mountain road from the back of a motorcycle? Still, riding motorcycles is a more inherently dangerous mode of transportation than other forms. A recent Bike Nite event hosted by Rodney’s Auto in Weaverville showed a strong turnout with motorcycles […]