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Gov. Roy Cooper — and scores of politicians like them — have since March imposed noxious closures and lockdowns with the altruistic goal of keeping us safe. In reality, these government-imposed suppressions have done little but wreck our mental and physical health and devastate our economy.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 12:59

Getting back to business in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Business around Richmond County is getting closer to normal since the government-imposed shutdown in response to COVID-19.

Published in Local News
Friday, 09 October 2020 17:47

COLUMN: The live music industry and COVID-19

Just after the March 10 concert honoring the music of the Allman Brothers Band at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the country literally shut down in so many ways. 

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — The pandemic and the government’s general response has exposed a curious paradox.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 19:04

COOPER: Bars can open outdoors only

ROCKINGHAM — After more than six months of being closed because of government mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic, bars in North Carolina can open again — sort of.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper may announce the reopening of private bars, as early as Friday.

But at severely limited capacity.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH— N.C. bar owners are planning another rally Thursday, Sept. 10, as part of a months-long effort to persuade Gov. Roy Cooper to reopen bars.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The Pour House Music Hall and Record Shop is eerily quiet. 

Dusty. Empty. 

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper will move North Carolina into Phase 2.5 on Friday, Sept. 4, when gyms and bowling alleys will be able to operate at 30% capacity.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Though Gov. Roy Cooper will ease some coronavirus restrictions in September, bars and private clubs may remain shuttered, Carolina Journal has learned. 

Published in Local News
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