Two prospects from Indian Trail, NC — Grayson McCall, left, Sam Howell, right — were among the top 5 quarterbacks in the nation this year. (Images by AP/Graphic by Rebecca Russ for Cardinal & Pine)
How One NC Suburb Rocked College Football in 2020

How Indian Trail, NC, population 40,000, raised two top-five quarterbacks in Sam Howell and Grayson McCall.

In August, three NC employees of a Raleigh Bojangles say the restaurant failed to properly notify them that a coworker tested positive for coronavirus. (Image via NC Raise Up)
The People, Places and Stories That Got Me Through 2020

Dunking on racism and bashing Bojangles: C&P’s Maxwell Millington on his best and most compelling stories of 2020 in NC.

Confetti flies in the air as Jeanne Peters, 95, a rehab patient at The Reservoir, a nursing facility, gestures after she was given the first COVID-19 vaccination as Mary Lou Galushko, left, looks on,Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in West Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn, Pool)
Vaccines Are on their Way. Here’s How to Talk to Friends and Family about Their Concerns.

An expert from Wake Forest University shared her thoughts with Cardinal & Pine on people can talk to friends and family about the vaccine.  While more Americans are saying they will likely take the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available, many still have real concerns.  Only 16% of Black Americans and 22% of...

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Refusing to Return to the Classroom? Here’s What Every Teacher Needs to Know.

Coronavirus or not, some NC districts want students and teachers back. NCAE President Tamika Walker Kelly explains teachers' rights.

From left to right, the 'Christmas in Carolina' cast: Jessi Niccolet, Terrence Shingler, Darius McCrary, Kellie Shanygne Williams, David L. Rowell, and Joslyn Y. Hall of Charlotte. (Image via The True Story Photography)
We Need More Black Holiday Films. A ‘Family Matters’ Reunion With NC Ties Fills the Role.

'Black Lives Matter' changed the way we look at screen representation. 'Christmas in Carolina' film had that in mind.

House Speaker Tim Moore in a May 4 press conference with Gov. Roy Cooper. Despite scant evidence of voter fraud, Moore has spearheaded the push for voter ID in North Carolina.
‘We’re Still Very Early in the Game’: Why NC GOP’s Voter ID Win Doesn’t Settle Legal Case

A senior counsel with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice talks the next steps in the long-running legal battle over voter ID in NC.