Ned Barnett

Ned Barnett

Inaction magnified Hurricane Matthew’s impact

Gov. Pat McCrory and his fellow Republicans in the General Assembly congratulated themselves for their frugality and foresight in building the state’s “rainy day fund” to $1.6 billion. And after Hurricane Matthew brought a colossal rainy day, it’s fortunate there is money on hand to respond.

Ned Barnett

From atop Raleigh’s SkyHouse, a view of tomorrow

In a large city, the apartment building in the center of downtown Raleigh would be just another sleek, glass box with high floors, high ceilings and high rents. But in medium-sized Raleigh, the 23-story SkyHouse tower is both a striking symbol of change and a window into the city of tomorrow.

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Anti-Ku Klux Klan rally on Moore Square

More than a thousand people turned out on Moore Square during a rally denouncing hateful rhetoric and violence aimed at immigrants, Muslims, black people, LGBTQ people and women after the Ku Klux Klan's Loyal White Knights of Pelham posted plans on the group’s website for a parade celebrating the election of Donald Trump.
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Anti-Ku Klux Klan rally on Moore Square 1:59

Anti-Ku Klux Klan rally on Moore Square

Christmas Town USA has half a million Christmas lights up and is 1:51

Christmas Town USA has half a million Christmas lights up and is "like a storybook come to life"

Saunders-White remembered at NCCU Celebration of Life tribute 2:52

Saunders-White remembered at NCCU Celebration of Life tribute

Holiday Places: Flotilla draws thousands for boat parade and giant fireworks display 2:25

Holiday Places: Flotilla draws thousands for boat parade and giant fireworks display