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STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and AgCarolina Farm Credit are proud to be hosting the fifth annual Pull for Youth Sporting Clays events benefitting NC 4-H and FFA.

Published in Lifestyle

The shooting death of a student at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem this week brought local and state leaders together Thursday in mourning and to recognize the heroism of local police and faculty. Gov. Roy Cooper traveled to Winston Salem for the news conference and took the opportunity to call for more school spending on “wraparound services” and more gun control measures.

Published in Local News

Gov. Roy Cooper is closing in on 60 vetoes since he took office, but few will be lower than his impending veto to repeal the Jim Crow-era pistol permit system. A law in North Carolina for over 100 years, there is plenty of evidence the legislation was implemented in 1919 to keep blacks unarmed.

Published in Opinion

Despite corporate media and many politicians clamoring for more gun control measures, an inherent right continues to expand in much of the nation today. 

Published in Opinion

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson took aim this week at a proposed federal regulation that targets pistol stabilizing braces. Hudson led a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday drawing attention to the issue.

Published in Local News

RALIEGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would have allowed people to carry guns in a church located on a private school campus when school was not in session. The bill also would have expanded concealed carry protection to more law enforcement employees.

Published in Local News

People tell me all the time local cops would never enforce any kind of federal gun grab. I call B.S.

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — The General Assembly is again considering a mild expansion of gun rights in this legislative session, a year after Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a similar Second Amendment bill.

Published in Local News

If one isn’t paying attention to Second Amendment issues, they might not know North Carolina has lost a lot of ground compared to other states over the past few decades. Our state doesn’t make any of the worst lists, but many rankings no longer put us near the top 10. Gun & Ammo magazine ranked N.C. 26 out of 50 for best states for gun owners in 2019.   

Published in Opinion
Friday, 29 January 2021 11:42

COLUMN: A case of supply and demand

The year 2020 brought a much higher anxiety level than most people ever expected. Sure, there was the presidential election drama, social unrest in our country, and of course, the pandemic that all of us just wish would be over.

Published in Opinion
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