The Kernersville News published Carolina Journal contributor Andy Taylor‘s column on the demise of the controversial poverty center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. promoted Barry Smith’s article on concerns surrounding a mandated charter school closing fund.

N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email highlighted Smith’s charter school article, his report on a scathing audit involving Medicaid and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Associate Editor Dan Way‘s reports on legislation to cap North Carolina’s renewable energy mandate and concerns about community college remediation plans, John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood‘s columns on fiscal discipline and the impact of the N.C. economy on the next governor’s race, and a video featuring two experts from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University discussing state certificate-of-need restrictions.