What’s right for Cam and Trump

What’s right for Cam and Trump

The smile wasn’t there anymore. Cam Newton wasn’t happy. His team, the Carolina Panthers, had just lost the Super Bowl to the Denver Bronc...

February 28th, 2016 |  


Mr. Abe and the Holocaust

Mr. Abe and the Holocaust

When they asked if I wouldn’t mind driving Mr. Abe back to Raleigh, I quickly agreed. I was actually looking forward to spending some time talki...

February 14th, 2016 |  


The most important question

The most important question

Who? What? Where? When? Why? Those were the questions we were told to try to answer in every news story we write. That was one of the first lessons le...

February 7th, 2016 |  


It’s not the wolf at the door

It’s not the wolf at the door

Finishing up this column, I’m assuming there was another Republican debate this past week. The past debates have drawn a large television audien...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Remembering Greensboro and Dr. King

Remembering Greensboro and Dr. King

As I sat in the Civic Center, I noticed the four stools sitting at the counter. The setting was for the reenactment of the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth S...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Seeing what they see

Seeing what they see

As I drove up into the Walmart shopping center parking lot, I was relieved when I saw the deputy’s patrol car sitting over to the side. I was th...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Legislative goals achieved

Legislative goals achieved

At the outset of my first year serving in Congress, I laid out three main priorities to focus on in order to help make America prosperous at home and ...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Dabo’s rest of the story

Dabo’s rest of the story

If you are a football fan, you have probably heard of Dabo Swinney. If not, he’s still someone you might be interested in hearing about.Dabo Swi...

January 10th, 2016 |  


“Not so fearless” predictions for 2016

“Not so fearless” predictions for 2016

It’s a new year. Have you already broken that New Year’s resolution? Along with those resolutions, there is another tradition of the New Y...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


The Grinch and a heart transplant

The Grinch and a heart transplant

Honestly, I wasn’t too excited when I saw that the musical, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” was on our itinerary for our bus trip ...

December 20th, 2015 |