Kudos — week of Aug. 1, 2013

Congrats, grads! •Caroline Walters of Raleigh graduated from Lake Forest College with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature. •The following students graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill: Paige Rollins of Franklinton; Jacquelynn Berton, Allison Blackburn, Jessica Barker, Molly...

Fight to keep legal notices in newspapers over — for now

Off and on this past legislative session, we’ve written about the battle to keep public notices in newspapers. It has seemed that every year, for a while, there’s been an effort by certain municipalities to be relieved of the requirement to publish notices anywhere else other...

Red herring argument disguised as pink flamingos

by Victoria Wakefield Last week, Progress N.C. turned the front yard of the N.C. General Assembly into a plastic pink flamingo zoo. Why? According to the people assembling the classic lawn ornaments outside of the Legislative Office Building, the liberal group’s efforts were to...