Sunday Mar 9
Bill Hand: The first Tar Heel city turns 309
We like to declare ourselves first in everything in North Carolina. First to be an official capital, first car built in the state, first registered nurse in the nation, first guy to invent Pepsi .
The Report Card
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Cooking up trouble
An old drug is making a new splash on the illegal drug scene -- a trend that area law enforcement agencies and substance abuse professionals say is alarming.
The State, 1942
"Look at your map of the state and you'll observe the location of Ocracoke, a long, narrow strip of sandy land, timbered in some places, with Hatteras at its northern end and Portsmouth to the south.