Brett Bursey, director of the South Carolina Progressive network, has joined a lawsuit against the small town of Turbeville for writing municipal traffic tickets he claims are unconstitutional. Bursey estimates Turbeville has been writing these tickets since 2003 and bringing in about $1 million a year.
Cherokee, NC's Oconaluftee River Island Park was a popular place to see the eclipse. Watch and listen as three different cameras caught the sights and sound as total darkness enveloped the area on Monday afternoon.
Paul Bailey, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member and candidate for mayor of Matthews, opened Tuesday’s board meeting by apologizing for a Facebook post that made light of racial clashes that have torn the nation.
Alamance commissioner Tim Sutton referred to slaves as workers during a meeting of the commission. Sutton was referring to his great-grandfather's service in the Confederate army during the Civil War and said
“It is my understanding that when he died ... that some guys on the farm, you can call them slaves if you want to, but I would just call them workers, that they raised a good bit of my family. When the time came, my great-grandmother gave them land.'
The Confederate statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus was a point of friction and protest long before the Charlottesville rally in support of a statue of Robert E. Lee turned tragically violent and left three people dead, thrusting the issue into the national spotlight.
NC State police chief Jack Moorman briefs reporters on information that led to disciplinary actions against five N.C. State football players. The alleged violations came to light during an investigation of sexual assaults on three women.
Video: In preparation for a planned protest, UNC placed two barricades around the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam on Tuesday. Campus police shifted the fence to a more linear shape and a history professor speaks out.