Bill Riddick was saddened that he hadn't done more for Ann Atwater.
Although Riddick is the one who brought Atwater and C.P. Ellis together so they could change Durham for the better, he knew that they - and thousands of nameless foot soldiers - were the ones who saved Durham public schools and possibly the city of Durham. They certainly ensured that tens of thousands of Durham children could have access to a better educati...
Yeah, I know: I, too, was shocked when the head of the N.C. Association of Educators told me that the state's teachers should be armed.
Randolph County Republican Rep. Jerry Tillman was deservedly excoriated, talked about, laughed at when he put forth a bill that would allow some teachers to bring guns into the classroom in case a gunman attacked.