Apparently, There Are More And More Jobs Americans, And Tarheels, Won’t Do

CIS Among the findings: The total number of working-age (16 to 65) immigrants (legal and illegal) holding a job in North Carolina increased by 313,000 from the first quarter of 2000 to the first quarter of 2014, while the number of working-age natives with a job declined by 32,000 over the same time. The fact […]

OBX Weathers Arthur

Rodanthe and Waves seem to have gotten the worst of the soundside flooding. Island Free Press HATTERAS ISLAND Much of the damage of Hatteras involved downed or uprooted trees and tree limbs and other debris on the ground, roads, and driveways. There was also scattered damage to roofs. Sound flooding was minimal on the southern […]

Beer Month

JD News RALEIGH — In recognition of North Carolina’s 100 craft breweries and their positive impact on the state’s economy, Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed April 2014 as “North Carolina Beer Month.” NC Beer Month, co-sponsored by the North Carolina Division of Tourism and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, encourages residents and travelers alike […]

Toxic Waste Dumped In Charlotte, Again

Via Brittius Fox 8 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — City officials said there’s a second suspected incident involving the dumping of illegal toxic waste material into the City of Charlotte’s sewer system. WSOC reported the Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities Department shut down the Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant off Tyvola Road after employees noticed an unusual odor around 8:45 […]

Refugees

Edit I added  a link to Refugee Resettlement Watch’s 2013 fact sheet at the bottom. Via Refugee Resettlement Watch, I found this link to a chart that shows how many and from where refugees came in 2012 broken down by state. North Carolina had 2110 refugees in 2012, the largest groups from Bhutan and Burma. […]

Plott

Plott Hound Chief Districy Court judge drowns trying to save woman at Sunset Beach Bears hold Asheville woman hostage Apex teen catches Billfish Grand Slam but won’t get in the record books due to technicality

The Plott Pickins

Plott Hound A proposal to raise the state’s maximum speed limit to 75 mph has run out of gas. This story reminded me of this group. Rep. Jones threatens impeachment over Syrian war. Biltmore Estate is not profitable. A new report says U.S. Park Police cannot seem to keep track of their guns. Investigators found […]

The Lost Colony Gets A Tony

VIA Carolina Plott Hound Hampton Roads Online A Tony award is coming to the Outer Banks. “The Lost Colony,” the long-running summer theater staple on Roanoke Island, is among this year’s winners of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theater award. The Broadway equivalent of the Oscars, the Tonys present their annual awards Sunday night […]

Some Plott Hound

Carolina Plott Hound Former Mooresville teacher faces 208 counts of child abuse Armed robber gets ass handed to him As speed increses, so does cost, but maybe I’m a pessimist NC State’s new 115 million dollar library   reminds me of this post. Here are some pics, I’m ging to send them in to Kunstler’s […]

NAACP Has Hissy Fit Over History

Via Free NC News and Record RALEIGH, N.C. — A Confederate battle flag hung inside the old North Carolina State Capitol last week to mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War is being taken down after civil rights leaders raised concerns. The decision was announced Friday evening, hours after the Associated Press published a story […]

Keith Pantaleon

Via NC Renegade From YouTube: On Thursday January 25th, New Jersey police officers entered the apartment of Keith Pantaleon without permission, warning, warrant or explanation. After entering the apartment, they apparently had suspicion of him having a weapon, though none were visible. The police then searched his home and found multiple firearms. Keith is a […]

Some Plott Hound

Update: Still haven’t found a plott puppy. Carolina Plott Hound New rules for gun shows Norma McCorvey never wanted an abortion — she was seeking a divorce from her husband — but young, pro-abortion feminist attorney Sarah Weddington used McCorvey’s case as a means of attempting to overturn Texas’ law making most abortions illegal. Weddington […]

NC DMV Will Begin Giving Illegal Aliens Driver’s Licenses On March 25

WRAL Raleigh, N.C. — State transportation officials announced Thursday that they will begin issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards March 25 to some immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children but qualify under a federal program that blocks deportation and grants work permits. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program blocks […]

LOS Winter Conference Feb. 9

LOS Rebellion Blog Our theme: “Grassroots Political Activism” Expect serious discussion, dialogue, and practical political solutions.Members are expected, guests are most welcome. Time: Saturday, 9 February, 11AM-3PM, Allred Banquet Room, K&W Cafeteria, Burlington, NC Conference admission is $10 per person, $15 for husband & wife. NC LS Conference Schedule: 11AM: Conference Welcome – Bernhard Thuersam, […]

Why Hasn’t Sheriff Barnes Issued A Public Statement On 2A?

News And Record GREENSBORO — Local conservatives are asking why Guilford County Sheriff BJ Barnes isn’t on a list of nearly 300 sheriffs — 13 from North Carolina — who are opposing possible new gun laws they say could violate the Second Amendment. The list, maintained by the conservative Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, […]

4 From Plott Hound

Carolina Plott Hound “The Easley and Perdue administrations want the state to seize four hydroelectric dams in central North Carolina that have been owned and operated by Alcoa Power Generating Inc. since 1917. Alcoa had a federal license to operate the dams from 1958-2008, and the state wants Washington to deny renewal.” 55% of North […]

Plott Hound 1/31

I’m still looking for one! Warren Buffet buys News and Record and other local papers.  (I think we need a discussion about anti-trust laws for the media) Gun legislation. Greensboro City Council member is a police informant. Man deported three times since 2008, arrested again in Wake County.

Local News

From Plott Hound Multiple mudslides wiping out roads in western NC Illegal aliens to get NC driver’s licenses Southeast sex trafficking ring busted. “To save time in an emergency, officers will often run the half-mile or so between schools rather than going to their cars. The Segways could keep the officers from being winded when […]

Teen Shoots Intruder

14 year old Henderson, NC teen shoots burglar coincidentally named Henderson. “I just shot the man. He came around the corner. I shot him. He broke the whole glass out (of the back door),” the teen told the 911 dispatcher. Authorities said Anthony Henderson Jr. 19, broke into the home at 586 S. Lynnbank Road […]

Pastor Burnout

Even Jesus retired to the wilderness periodically to “recharge”. Ths article from equities.com via Carolina Plott Hound. The Rev. Steve Shoemaker, a high-profile Charlotte preacher who has led the 2,200-member church for 13 years, recently entered a 30-day treatment center in Maryland. In a Dec. 28 letter to his flock, Shoemaker mentioned years of struggling […]

Local News

Some tidbits from Plott Hound: Check out these winners from Sanford who failed at kidnapping and murder. The number of NC two parent families has declined 6% since the last census. The proportion has dropped in all states. Triangle hard hit. Martha Brown rummages through here basement in Winston-Salem and finds letters from the WBTS. […]

Turtle Island Permit Dispute

Even hippies aren’t exempt from the need to control every aspect of people’s personal lives. Via Plott Hound: High Country Press: Eustace Conway is perplexed, astounded and outraged at recent events leading to the closure of Turtle Island Preserve, a 1,000-acre primitive refuge offering educational camps and internships, which he founded 26 years ago in […]

Section Of Highway 12 And Bonner Bridge Still Closed Due To Sandy

Bonner Bridge over Oregon inlet needs repairs to the deck before it can be reopened, according to Greer Beaty, Spokeman for DOT. The good new is that the Southern Environmental Law Center (isn’t there another Southern something-or-other law Center?) has not renewed it’s efforts to stop bridge construction. See here and here for more. Island […]

Carding Illegal Aliens

“Police leaders will explore whether they can use a private identification card to help them identify undocumented immigrants, police told residents at a forum Sunday.” “Winston-Salem police accept identification cards issued by the nonprofit CHANGE to help them tell who someone is if the person doesn’t have a government-issued ID” So they can arrest them, […]

NC Owes Fed $3 Billion For Unemployment Benefits

From the Charlotte Observer: “Lew Ebert, CEO of the North Carolina Chamber, stopped by the Observer editorial board Wednesday to talk about it. Ebert said the unemployment debt — not taxes, not regulations — was the single biggest cloud hovering over the state’s economy. Those other issues can’t really be tackled until state leaders deal with the debt, […]