Reading through Carolina Plott Hound, I found some interesting local news items.
Eve Carson was murdered March 5, 2008 in Chapel Hill. She was kidnapped and shot to death on the street by two career criminals who were found guilty. One of her murderers has filed several appeals and motions for lighter sentencing or re-sentencing.
NC’s unemployment debt of 2.4 billion is only exceeded by California and New York. The fight to pay it down is getting underway. Its already on in the comments of the linked article.