Public education alert: Fifth-grader punished by teacher for calling her ‘ma’am’

Public education alert: Fifth-grader punished by teacher for calling her ‘ma’am’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2018 A 10-year-old North Carolina student was punished after what his parents said was a respectful gesture toward his teacher – he referred to her as “ma’am.” Parents Teretha Wilson and McArthur Bryant said their 10-year-old son, Tamarion, was punished by his fifth-grade teacher at North East Carolina Preparatory School in Tarboro […]

UNC mum on whether police allowed toppling of Silent Sam statue

UNC mum on whether police allowed toppling of Silent Sam statue

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2018 The University of North Carolina Board of Governors on Aug. 23 said an outside firm would be retained to investigate how university and local police responded to the toppling of the Confederate Silent Sam statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. A mob of some 250 protesters toppled the statue […]

Black defender of Confederate soldiers takes stand on downed statue

Black defender of Confederate soldiers takes stand on downed statue

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 A black man and “loyal southerner” was outraged that a mob of protesters toppled a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. On Aug. 22, two days after protesters knocked down the Silent Sam statue, H.K. Edgerton stood at the scene holding a Confederate flag, […]

Jordan B. Peterson fires back after Durham City Council questions his ‘right to a platform’

Jordan B. Peterson fires back after Durham City Council questions his ‘right to a platform’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2018 A Canadian psychology professor and author who has been referred to as “kryptonite” to the Left’s identity politics is fighting back after what he said was an assault on his character launched by the City Council of Durham, North Carolina. Jordan B. Peterson, University of Toronto psychology professor and […]

Non-military brouhaha roils Ft. Bragg: Ruckus over same sex couple threatens careers

Non-military brouhaha roils Ft. Bragg: Ruckus over same sex couple threatens careers

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2018 The military careers of a chaplain and chaplain assistant at Fort Bragg in North Carolina are hanging in the balance after they were accused of discriminating against a lesbian soldier and her partner. Military investigators determined that Chaplain Scott Squires and Chaplain Assistant Kacie Griffin should be disciplined after […]

ICE arrests immigrant sex offender released by sheriff’s office in North Carolina

ICE arrests immigrant sex offender released by sheriff’s office in North Carolina

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2018 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested an illegal alien, who has plead guilty to two counts of sexual battery involving an 11-year-old child, after he was released by a North Carolina sheriff’s office despite an immigration detainer, a report said. Udiel Aguilar-Castellanos, of Carrboro, was arrested on […]

Trump calls on Turkey’s Erdogan to release North Carolina pastor

Trump calls on Turkey’s Erdogan to release North Carolina pastor

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump is pressing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to “do something” to bring about the release of an American pastor jailed in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges. A Turkish court on July 18 dashed the hopes of Pastor Andrew Brunson’s immediate release. The court ordered […]

Charlotte’s Democrat-controlled city council narrowly OKs hosting GOP convention

Charlotte’s Democrat-controlled city council narrowly OKs hosting GOP convention

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2018 The Charlotte City Council on July 16 voted in favor of the North Carolina city hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention despite the presence of a “dangerous” President Donald Trump. The Democrat-controlled council voted 6-5 in favor of allowing City Manager Marcus Jones to negotiate contracts with the Republican National Committee […]

Voter ID to go on NC ballots over Democrats’ protests

Voter ID to go on NC ballots over Democrats’ protests

by WorldTribune Staff, July 4, 2018 A ballot measure in November will ask North Carolina voters to decide if the state constitution should be amended to require photo ID for in-person voting. Republican lawmakers, who approved the ballot initiative over Democrats’ protests, say the photo ID requirement is necessary to prevent voter fraud and to […]

China imprisons North Carolina missionary working with ethnic group in Burma

China imprisons North Carolina missionary working with ethnic group in Burma

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2018 A group of U.S. lawmakers are calling on China to release a Christian minister from North Carolina who has been sentenced to seven years in prison in China for allegedly organizing illegal border crossings into Burma. Pastor John Cao, who is of Chinese origin, built 16 schools that serve […]