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Legislature grants class size reprieve

School leaders and county commissioners across the state – including here in Person County – can breathe a little easier with the General Assembly’s proposal Thursday not to enforce K-3 class size restrictions beginning next year.&n More...

Good food off the beaten path

This week my editors are letting me take a break from politics and books to write about my favorite topic, roadside eateries.  Here are two gems along U.S. 421 between Sanford and Greensboro.  Rufus’ Restaurant, Goldston   More...

Growth begins with entrepreneurs

Politicians in North Carolina and just about everywhere else in the United States seem fixated on attracting large companies to their states, often by any means necessary.  More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: What sport would you compete in if you were in the upcoming Winter Olympics?  NEXT WEEK’S QUESTION:  In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re looking for the best TV couple ever.   More...