How the Durham Bulls helped spark Durham’s rebirth.
A $100 Million Mess
On February 13, the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) rolled out eCourts, its long-delayed, $100-million digital records system, in Wake, Harnett, Johnston, and Lee counties. That same morning, Christopher Clegg pleaded guilty to second-degree trespassing in Wake County District Court and was sentenced to the one day he’d already served in jail. […]
How Wide Is North Carolina?
Nearly 40 years ago, a newspaper columnist set out to capture the character of North Carolinians as he drove the state’s longest highway.
A Murder, a Medical Mystery, and the Long Fight For Justice
The Other Dr. Gilmer revisits a gruesome 2004 murder with a shocking twist on the true crime genre.
The Ongoing Case of Vince Gilmer
In an updated postscript to his book, Dr. Benjamin Gilmer delves into the continuing fight to get Vince Gilmer out of prison.
When the Office Is Home
In North Carolina’s largest cities, developers are converting empty downtown offices into much-needed apartments and condos.
If You Build It, They Will Come
Tired of buying furniture you hate? Catawba Valley Furniture Academy is teaching people how to join the industry.
The Uncomfortable Truth About Why Buying Furniture Is So Miserable
Shopping for a simple couch or dresser is driving us mad. What does the future hold for one of North Carolina’s most important industries?
Vivian Howard Gets Cooler
Road-testing the celebrity chef’s modern vending machine concept in eastern North Carolina.
Cooper’s Veto Predicament
A younger Roy Cooper was the architect of a bill that gave the governor veto power. He’s now experiencing the limits of that authority.