Is Apple planning major hub in NC? Gay lobby doesn’t know whether to whine or cheer

Is Apple planning major hub in NC? Gay lobby doesn’t know whether to whine or cheer

by WorldTribune Staff, May 20, 2018 LGBTQ advocates are reportedly on the fence over whether Apple should build a corporate hub in North Carolina. Apple is said to be close to deciding on the project, to be built in the Raleigh-Durham area, which could create up to 10,000 jobs, a North Carolina economic development official […]

Working parents in NC scramble for childcare as teachers rally in Raleigh

Working parents in NC scramble for childcare as teachers rally in Raleigh

by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2018 Thousands of North Carolina teachers on May 16 rallied in downtown Raleigh to press state lawmakers for increased funding for education. The rally forced the closing of many of the state’s schools and left a number of parents scrambling to find childcare, reports said. On May 14, North Carolina […]

Teachers are marching in NC capital, but what is the state of education?

Teachers are marching in NC capital, but what is the state of education?

Special to WorldTribune.com By David W. Goetze, Wake Forest Weekly As teachers from across our State prepare to gather in Raleigh on May 16 to demand higher pay, it would benefit everyone considering the merits of their quest to understand a few things about just where we are in educating our children here in North […]

Raleigh, NC native credits family for decisive win at Players Championship

Raleigh, NC native credits family for decisive win at Players Championship

by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2018 Webb Simpson won the Players Championship by four strokes on May 13, after dominating the field in his first PGA Tour victory in more than four years. “The Players” at the TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course is considered a major test of golf with its treacherous par-3 No. 17 “Island Green”. The […]

Charlotte, NC parents started nationwide protest against ‘pornographic’ sex-ed

Charlotte, NC parents started nationwide protest against ‘pornographic’ sex-ed

by WorldTribune Staff, May 13, 2018 A movement to protest what it calls “pornographic” sex education, which was launched in Charlotte, North Carolina, spread to 16 cities in four nations and resulted in the Sex Ed Sit Out last month. Regina Young, a Sex Ed Sit Out organizer and parent in North Carolina’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, […]

NC Lt. Gov. charges Left pushes big government with ‘religious fervor’

NC Lt. Gov. charges Left pushes big government with ‘religious fervor’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2018 The Left believes government should be the guiding force of American society, and preaches that message with “religious fervor,” North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest said. Democrats in North Carolina’s State Senate promptly called the remarks “disappointing”. Gov. Roy Cooper is a Democrat, but Republicans control the North Carolina […]

Durham, North Carolina is first U.S. city to ban police training with Israeli military

Durham, North Carolina is first U.S. city to ban police training with Israeli military

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2018 The city council in Durham, North Carolina voted April 16 to prohibit training and exchanges between the city’s police department and the Israeli military. With the unanimous vote, Durham becomes the first U.S. city to take such action. The council’s resolution says: “The council opposes international exchanges with any […]

How a NC activist Democrat morphed into a Trump Republican

How a NC activist Democrat morphed into a Trump Republican

by WorldTribune Staff, April 5, 2018 A former North Carolina Democrat, who was a Charlotte LGBTQ activist and once helped manage a Planned Parenthood office, has switched parties and now describes himself as an “avid Trump supporter,” a report said. Ty Turner, who as recently as 2015 was a member of the North Carolina Democratic […]

Raleigh, NC mom upset by her 8-year-old’s ‘white privilege’ worksheet

Raleigh, NC mom upset by her 8-year-old’s ‘white privilege’ worksheet

by WorldTribune Staff, April 6, 2018 The mother of a second grade student in Raleigh, North Carolina said it was inappropriate for the school to send her child home with a worksheet on “white privilege.” “He’s 8-years-old. What does he need to know about racism or white privilege?” Amber Pabon said, according to Raleigh’s WTVD. […]

Democrats object to reinstatement of citizenship question in 2020 census

Democrats object to reinstatement of citizenship question in 2020 census

by WorldTribune Staff, April 4, 2018 North Carolina has joined 11 other states in a lawsuit filed in federal court seeking to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, a report said. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and 11 other attorneys general from mostly Democrat-majority states filed […]

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