Despite the victory of outsider Donald Trump in the GOP presidential primary, there were few signs of a political prairie fire Tuesday as North Carolina voters generally cast their ballots for well-established candidates.
I have covered some of the most colorful Southern political figures of recent decades, from George Wallace to Jesse Helms. Donald Trump’s rally last week, though, was the first to feature arias from Italian operas.
When he was running for the 12th Congressional District seat in 1992, state Rep. Mickey Michaux of Durham famously quipped: “I love the district because I can drive down I-85 with both car doors open and can hit every person in the district.”
VIDEO: Nearly 70 youth from preschool through high school participated Saturday, July 30, 2016 in the 2nd annual Bible Bowl competition at Kingdom Family International Church in Wake Forest, NC. Church youth teams from Wake and Cleveland counties in North Carolina answered increasingly tougher questions about the Bible and Bible history as the groups moved from primary through high school ages.
Harry LynchThe News and Observer
Bible Bowl competition for youth
3-and-out with Cedar Ridge football coach Scott Loosemore