The Big Mo: Raleigh area’s success story

by Jim Tynen A new survey suggesting the future looks bright for the greater Raleigh area has important lessons for the whole state. Newgeography.org recently published a study of which metro areas have the most economic momentum as 2014 gets under way. The Praxis Strategy Group...

Trying to peer behind the legislative curtain

by Scott Mooneyham Throughout the debate of a sweeping voter ID and elections law bill, Republican supporters said it was an attempt to restore public confidence in the election process. Democrats, at the state and national level, called it a thinly-veiled attempt to suppress...
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Take the year-round gardening challenge

By Charlotte Glen Horticulture Agent N.C. Cooperative Extension I have a challenge for you: Grow at least one type of vegetable each season of 2014. It’s not as hard as it sounds. Vegetables can be grown outside in southeastern N.C. from late winter through late fall. And, if you...

Franklinton/Youngsville police reports

Franklinton Arrests •Amanda Minor Moore, 32, 176 Darius Pearce Road, Youngsville, was arrested at U.S. 1 at U.S. 1A-North by Officer A. J. Bishop and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest. The arrest warrant listed as confiscated a silver “crack”...

Wake Forest police reports

Arrests •The following were all arrested Jan. 26, between 1:15 and 4:48 a.m. at 801 Brewers Glynn Court for underage consumption of alcohol: Morgan Johnson, 17, 324 Amaryllis Way, Campbell Reid Fowler, 18, 9615 Bales Lane, Charlotte, Zakreigh Branton Baker,  18, 9225...