NC SPIN Posts by D. G. Martin

The next UNC President

Who will succeed Margaret Spellings as president of the UNC System? That is what folks in the university community are asking these days. The next question is, Can anybody be persuaded to take that...    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   November 13, 2018

A rare and precious apple

When H. G. Jones died on October 14, our state lost a key connection to its history as well as a prime and positive, but all too rare, example of dedicated and unselfish public service. For many years...    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   October 24, 2018

Raleigh or Ralegh?

Anna Beer could cost North Carolina taxpayers millions of dollars. How in the world could this British author and scholar cost us so money? Based on her comprehensive research, she argues that the...    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   September 6, 2018

Missing Bert Bennett

In 1965, Terry Sanford left the governor’s office and moved down Fayetteville Street from the Capitol into law offices in the BB&T Building. Political insiders started referring to that structure as...    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   July 26, 2018

Let us break bread together

What is the worst thing that has happened to us in the last few weeks? Our state legislature’s final week of secrecy and surprises? North Korea’s reported resumption of processing of nuclear fuel...    Read More

by D. G. Martin   |   July 5, 2018