The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard a case regarding legislative prayer in public meetings in Rowan County, North Carolina on March 22.
The N.C. General Assembly proposed a new bill that would allow the craft beer industry to increase its production by more than double without going through a wholesale distributor. House Bill 67, presented Feb. 9, would increase the number of barrels North Carolina brewers can make from 25,000 to 100,000 before requiring interaction with wholesale distributors.
A national fossil fuel advocacy campaign has made its way into rural African-American communities of North Carolina, providing a tuition scholarship and connections after graduation.