Stories tagged: "Alamance County"

A plaque in honor of George Floyd was added to the Confederate monument on the Capitol grounds during a protest. (Image via Shutterstock)
NC’s Confederate Statues are Coming Down. But Officials in One Town Want to Shut Down Protests Instead.

While other North Carolina cities concede Jim Crow era monuments must go, Graham stands firm. Just after sunset on June 29th, a woman parked her minivan near courthouse square in downtown Graham and exited carrying a large poster.  Standing near the monument of a Confederate soldier stationed outside the Alamance County courthouse like a sentinel,...

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A NC Official Is Under Fire for a Racist ‘What is Privilege?’ Facebook Post

A deputy register of deeds in Alamance County posted a message about “privilege” that deploys racist stereotypes to critique Black Lives Matter protesters.

City Councilman Braxton Winston makes his first public appearance in late May after being arrested the previous night during a protest. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin).
Roundup: After Police Clash With Demonstrators, Charlotte Cuts Tear Gas Funding

Charlotte votes on police tear gas funding. Plus: Bar bill veto to get override vote. And Gov. Cooper orders Alamance County racetrack closed.

Empty NASCAR Tracks or Crowded Stock Car Race Stands: Two Extremes as Pro Sports Return to N.C.

As North Carolina eases its COVID-19 restrictions, questions remain about how professional sports will return to the state