Be careful driving near the coast this Labor Day weekend, especially if you are one of the many two-lane roads in Eastern North Carolina. You could be run off the road by a trailer towing a boat that’s a good bit wider than its lane. [Continue Reading...]
Lawmakers return to Raleigh for an inexplicable special session
State legislators return to Raleigh today for one of the strangest special sessions in the history of North Carolina. Just over a month after adjourning the 2007-’08 session for good and heading home to prepare for 2009, lawmakers are now rushing back from all over the country to consider overriding a gubernatorial veto of an ill-conceived bill to, of all things, expand the width of boats that can be towed at will on the state highways.