Catch A Wave Of Summer Overtime With a turbulent economy hitting families square in their pocketbooks, many are looking for ways to stretch dollars by delaying, or even foregoing the traditional summertime vacation. Fortunately, in ..enter blog
“We’re not in a mess.” That would be former Commissioners Vice Chairman Parks Helms, as quoted last June during a meeting where commissioners got their first look at what was then a proposal to revise the county’s debt policy.
The ..enter blog
The Audacity of Bloat It takes a certain type of twisted audacity to pour $300,000 into a glitz-and-glam overhaul of CMS’ website and then turn around and use it to announce that the school system is so stone-broke that hundreds ..enter blog
Stimulus Gone Stimulost Where to start on the House-approved American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and its purported goal of jump-starting a stalled and sputtering economy? Certainly not with anything that would create a significant ..enter blog
CMS 10-Year Capital Plan DOA? While a new report from Fitch Ratings leaves Mecklenburg’s coveted AAA rating for general obligation bonds intact, and dips it to AA+ for certificates of participation, the agency’s report could spell ..enter blog
You asked for it, you got it, Obama Let's see,
Over 9 trillion in debt.
The collapse of half the auto industry.
The government now owns half the most influential banks in the country.
GITMO will be closed and they occupants will be released ..more
Time To Get Tough On Crime Dear Editor,
2007 in North Carolina saw four times more property crimes than all other crimes combined, and a clearance rate of less than 15%. This means over 85% of property crime cases, state wide, ..more