Raleigh Precincts
December 2017/January 2018

Building the City You Want

Dec 15, 2017 Jane Porter
Raleigh’s newly re-elected mayor on bringing the city together and her priorities for the next two years.  Last month, Mayor Nancy McFarlane cruised to reelection to her fourth term in a runoff race, besting her opponent […]
Raleigh Precincts
November 2017

The Fight is On

Oct 30, 2017 Jane Porter
A look at the issues as incumbent Nancy McFarlane and her challenger, Charles Francis, battle it out for the top seat in Raleigh. Raleigh’s gearing up for a mayoral showdown November 7, four weeks after Mayor Nancy […]
September 2017

Cultivating Future Leaders

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Mary-Ann Baldwin shares why it’s time to leave City Council and her hopes for Raleigh’s future She’s been called blunt and polarizing, but Mary-Ann Baldwin has inarguably been one of the most effective members Raleigh […]

The Bowls That Bind Us

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Stuart Kent’s handmade oakwood bowls have transcended political differences—mostly. The flash of lightning that struck an old water oak on the grounds of the Capitol building two summers ago gave North Carolina’s former commerce secretary […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Paper Jam

Jun 30, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Can technology save NC’s political gridlock? Back in our May issue we highlighted seven of the more than 1,500 bills introduced in the 2017 legislative session. Of those we spotlighted none were voted into law; the […]
October 2016

Bumper Sticker Politics

Oct 3, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
It’s been a busy month for North Carolina. The NCAA and ACC pulled all collegiate championships out of the state, the Supreme Court blocked North Carolina’s voting bill, riots broke out in Charlotte and a […]
October 2016

Inside Cooper’s Campaign

Oct 3, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper talks about the challenges North Carolina faces, prioritizing education and, of course, HB2 McCrory Opts Out Editor’s Note: We asked both gubernatorial candidates the same seven questions based on what readers […]
Friends and Politics
February 2016

Friend and Politics (on the rocks)

Feb 2, 2016 Mandy Howard
If you’ve ever gotten mad and “unfriended” someone on Facebook due to politics, the social network just made it easier. Simply type in “friends who like_____” and it will sort them so you can friend (or […]