The Declaration of Independence’s (Possible?) Origins in North Carolina
Who’s Your Founding Father? takes a gonzo approach to unpacking the origin of our establishing edict.
Where We Write
Sometimes to write about the people and places we love most, we have to get away. Chapel Hill fiction writer Daniel Wallace learned that he set out to write This Isn’t Going to End Well.
The ‘Prophet’ and the Backlash
UNC-Chapel Hill law professor Gene Nichol regularly scorches the state’s Republican leadership—but it’s come at a price to the university. Even some who agree with him wish he’d tone it down.
Banking On A Global Catastrophe
Bank of America made billions off the world’s most polluting industries. The effort to change its course on climate continues.
The Rise of Small Town Wine Bars
North Carolinians have grown fond of wine bars, bucking trends that suggested they were on the decline.
The Weight of Words
How Davidson College struck a balance between free expression and making sure marginalized voices aren’t drowned out.
Phil Berger Sr.’s Plan for N.C. Courts
The budget Senate leaders released this week proposes several major changes to the courts and criminal justice system.
Divisions and Subdivisions
A development fight has split the Greensboro exurb of Summerfield. The threat of state intervention might actually bring them together.
A Big To-Do
In Wilmington, a compromise over painting “Black Lives Matter” on the street led to a work of art that has taken on a life of its own.
Durham’s New Model for Public Safety
The city launched its unarmed emergency response team amid a fierce debate over policing. Now the program is poised to expand.
Can Asheville Learn To Live With Bears?
As ursine and human populations collide, state agencies are dealing with the limits of education and management.
A Literacy Advocate On Horseback
Caitlin Gooch, also known as The Black Cowgirl, combines her passion for animals and literacy.
Four Years After Florence
Like many in Eastern North Carolina, Pastor Willie Jordan was no stranger to storms and flooding. Then came Hurricane Florence.
Wilmington, Triangle, and Publishing Schedules – Oh My!
Today’s a big day of Assembly announcements. Four in fact! More on each below! INDY Partnership For 40 years, INDY has had eyes on places and people that nobody else was watching. At its best, it is the place to go to navigate the city in which you live. That’s exactly what a community paper…
An Assembly Television Special
Tune in for an Assembly television special that will take you from Statesville to Burgaw.
Pay For Play Is On The Way
Some college athletes are making big money on endorsements. Next up: Whether they should be paid as employees.
Putting It All On The Table
A new book from Erica Abrams Locklear explores what “mountain food” and people really means.