Season 2 of “Trial & Error” premieres on NBC Thursday July 19 parodying the HBO true crime documentary “The Jinx” (Season 1 tackled “The Staircase,” the Michael Peterson murder trial in Durham NC) and starring Kristin Chenoweth.
Pittsboro grocery Piggly Wiggly is closing after 11 years near downtown. The store faced competition from Food Lion, Harris-Teeter, Wal-Mart and Amazon. Owners said decision was not because of Chatham Park.
A man was asked turn his shirt inside out or leave the Greenville, North Carolina mall because security said his shirt, which included the word “F---” was against mall policy. Christopher Tutt said he believed he was targeted and racially profiled. There is no specifically stated rule at the mall that prohibits profanity on clothing.
Enrollment has dropped three years in a row in North Carolina’s traditional public schools, even as it’s increased in charter schools, private schools and homeschools. Changes in state policy have expanded school choice options for families.
Research at N.C. State University shows that prospective teachers were worse at recognizing emotions on black faces than on white faces. The undergraduates also mislabeled more black faces as ‘angry’ and thought misbehaving black boys showed more hostility than misbehaving white boys.
Selma North Carolina police arrested a Garner woman for animal cruelty for tying a puppy to a truck bumper and dragging it through a parking lot. Her charges include a DWI for a .347 blood alcohol level and threatening officers and EMS.