A Wake County Sheriff Detention officer stands watch over the Vortex ride at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh on Dec. 30.
A Wake County Sheriff Detention officer stands watch over the Vortex ride at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh on Dec. 30. cseward@newsobserver.com
A Wake County Sheriff Detention officer stands watch over the Vortex ride at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh on Dec. 30. cseward@newsobserver.com

N.C. State Fair officials say it cost $400 a day to watch the Vortex

January 02, 2014 09:48 AM