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Will the Real Carolina Please Stand Up?

So who is the real “Carolina?” It depends on who you ask. We’ll find out Thursday night when North Carolina takes on South Carolina at Bank of America Stadium (6:00pm here on 1110 WBT). It’s an important game for both teams, with bragging rights and momentum going to the winner. Read more...

UNC Football Preview

North Carolina turned in a disappointing 6-7 season in 2014, thanks in large part to a horrific defense that ranked last in the ACC in just about every category. So why am I so optimistic about UNC’s chances this season? Because the Tar Heel offense was as good as the defense was bad, even though it was often inconsistent. Read more...

WDBJ7 Shooting Update

11:24am Update:  Police looking for Vester Lee Flanagan in WDBJ7 shooting. Also known as Bryce Williams a former employee of the TV station. Read more...

In Kerrick trial, GuvCo is guilty

The Kerrick verdict will soon come, but another is already known, and the video was the key. Follow closely. September 14, 2013. Chief Rodney Monroe charged CMPD Officer Randall Kerrick with voluntary manslaughter only 19 hours after Jonathan Ferrell was shot to death. The speed stunned experts. A unit reporting to Deputy Chief Kerr Putney handled the investigation. Read more...

Hard to Say Thank You for Saving This Child

I owe our governor a positive column on CBD oil. Here it is: “Pat McCrory signed a bill last week that allows certain seriously ill children in North Carolina to be given CBD oil. Many families are relieved. The end.” That’s all the positivity I can muster. Read more...

At the Beach, a Different Look at Trump

The last news swirling before leaving for the beach was, “Donald Trump Leads in North Carolina.” The poll had him at 16 percent, followed by two of the other candidates at 12, then the rest. Trump, the “tallest of the midgets,” as some would say, disparaging midgets more than the rest of the Republican field. The candidates are generally all midgets Read more...

An Ages-Old Lesson, Boiled Down to a Simple Sentence

Summers are for distractions. Beaches and books, family trips to national parks, blockbuster movies. Legislatures recess and presidents go to ranches or seaside villages. The news is slow. Political eye-ripping waits lazily until after Labor Day.

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Charlotte hails the Chief – And I Don’t Know Why

Rodney Monroe has always had a hold on Charlotte. I’ve never understood why. Read more...

Panthers Release 2015 Schedule


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  • Will the Real Carolina Please Stand Up?

    So who is the real “Carolina?” It depends on who you ask. We’ll find out Thursday night when North Carolina takes on South Carolina at Bank of America Stadium (6:00pm here on 1110 WBT). It’s an important game for both teams, with bragging rights and momentum going to the winner. Read More
  • UNC Football Preview

    North Carolina turned in a disappointing 6-7 season in 2014, thanks in large part to a horrific defense that ranked last in the ACC in just about every category. So why am I so optimistic about UNC’s chances this season? Because the Tar Heel offense was as good as the defense was bad, even though it was often inconsistent. Read More

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  • Shaq Attack

    The Panthers close out their preseason Thursday night in Pittsburgh on WBT. Being the preseason finale, most of the starters will not play with the exception of players like defensive linemen Charles Johnson and KK Short who have missed time with injuries. Read More
  • Horton Hears A Hoo

    As the Panthers prepare for their third preseason game this Friday versus the New England Patriots (Stadium Show at 4:30, kickoff 7:30 on WBT), one of the main storylines will be who will grab the starting defensive end position across from veteran Charles Johnson. Read More

Sharon Thorsland's Pre-Game Preview: