Rob Christensen: North Carolina Elections Don’t Look Regular

Rob Christensen Duke B. Paris, the longtime Alamance County register of deeds, liked to tell the story of when he was Gov. Kerr Scott’s campaign driver and they stopped to see a moonshiner who controlled the votes in his mountain hollow. After being awakened from a night of drinking, the man assured Scott: “The precinct Read more about Rob Christensen: North Carolina Elections Don’t Look Regular[…]

These Two North Carolina Craft Breweries Are Tops in the Country

Two North Carolina breweries cleaned up at the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship and rank among the best in the country. Lynnwood Brewing Concern in Raleigh came in at No. 3 in the contest, and Appalachian Mountain Brewery in Boone came in at No. 7. The U.S. Open Beer Championship ranks breweries by how many Read more about These Two North Carolina Craft Breweries Are Tops in the Country[…]

Traveling To North Carolina To Visit My Friend That Recently Moved There

One of my best friends from high school and I have remained very good friends over the years. We always find time to get together at least once a month. However, it was easy when she lived in the same town as me. Recently, she moved to North Carolina and she asked me when I Read more about Traveling To North Carolina To Visit My Friend That Recently Moved There[…]

Types of Insurance That May Apply if You Are Injured in a Car Accident in North Carolina

The Healthcare Executive's Simple Guide to FMV by the ABA In 2015, there were over 250,000 reported car accidents in North Carolina. And, unfortunately, statistics suggest that nearly every driver will be involved in at least one car accident in their lifetime. Given these numbers, you should be aware of the types of car insurance Read more about Types of Insurance That May Apply if You Are Injured in a Car Accident in North Carolina[…]

New Island Appears off North Carolina Coast, Tourists Rowing over Despite Warnings

A new island off the coast of North Carolina (not pictured) revealed itself over the past few months. (iStock) There’s always a new place to be discovered on this little blue marble of ours. A new island, just off the tip of Cape Point in Buxton, N.C., has practically crept up overnight. The island is Read more about New Island Appears off North Carolina Coast, Tourists Rowing over Despite Warnings[…]

North Carolina Burglary Fail: Would-Be Burglar Beaten by Resident

John Alexander Bracken is accused of breaking into a home and getting into a fight with a resident. (Fox 46) CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. – A man accused of breaking into a home in Carolina beach reportedly ended up getting into a fight with the resident. Scott Hettinger with the Carolina Beach Police Department tells WECT-TV Read more about North Carolina Burglary Fail: Would-Be Burglar Beaten by Resident[…]

North Carolina Man Receives Shocking $100 Million Charge on Water Bill

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – The water bill wasn’t so bad, but the service charge was eye-popping. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that Kieran Healy of Orange County in central North Carolina got a water bill for $189.92. The service charge was a dollar shy of $100 million. Hey @owasa1, I just got a water Read more about North Carolina Man Receives Shocking $100 Million Charge on Water Bill[…]

Civil Liberty Groups Decry North Carolina’s Restrictive Laws Push

Over the past six years, North Carolina has pushed some of the most restrictive legislation in the country, civil liberties groups say — and they caution that the state’s push could represent the proverbial “canary in the coalmine.” In two separate cases within the past few weeks, the North Carolina legislature suffered significant defeats in Read more about Civil Liberty Groups Decry North Carolina’s Restrictive Laws Push[…]

Cam Johnson Makes Case for Release from Pitt, Transfer to North Carolina

(Photo: Tommy Gilligan, USA TODAY Sports) Cam Johnson, the sought-after graduate transfer from the University of Pittsburgh, has finally chosen his next school from an array of suitors: North Carolina. Now the pertinent question becomes: Will he see the court for the Tar Heels this coming season? Normally, this wouldn’t even be a question. Graduate Read more about Cam Johnson Makes Case for Release from Pitt, Transfer to North Carolina[…]

North Carolina High School Principal Apologizes for Student’s ‘Sexist’ Yearbook Quote

A North Carolina high school principal apologized on Wednesday after a student’s offensive statement was published in the school’s yearbook. A senior at Panther Creek High School in Wake County submitted a quote to the yearbook committee that read: “I don’t know what’s worse, candy corn or women’s rights,” according to The News & Observer. Read more about North Carolina High School Principal Apologizes for Student’s ‘Sexist’ Yearbook Quote[…]