Dana Cope, the former longtime head of the 55,000-member State Employees Association of North Carolina, was indicted Monday on felony charges related to $570,000 in spending for flight lessons, landscaping and other unauthorized purchases over a five-year period.
Listen to Myrick Howard as he talks about the Heck-Andrews House at 309 North Blount Street in downtown Raleigh. The State of North Carolina recently restored the outside of the Second Empire-style three story mansion built by industrialist Jonathan McGee Heck. The interior, however, is in a deteriorated state with crumbling plaster, fallen ceilings and a collapsing kitchen floor. The State of North Carolina is not sure if it wants to spend the money to restore the interior. Video by Richard Stradlingemail@example.com Photos by Harry Lynchfirstname.lastname@example.org