Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 20, Number 11 – November 2011

• Parton Theatre still haunts Roanoke Rapids
• ‘Occupy Raleigh’ protests cost taxpayers $50K

• WakeMed forced to compete with government, Page 2
• N.C. Zoo says privatization could free it from fiscal captivity, Page 3
• Solar backers push renewables, incentives, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4

• Enrollment in remedial courses outpaces high school graduations, Page 6
• Kristen Blair commentary: For the love of reading, Page 6
• Creative juices flow at Winston-Salem Arts Based Charter School, Page 7
• Critics: Orange County info on tax hike is advocacy, Page 8
• Buncombe County school board backs controversial solar project, Page 9

• Former high court justice drops NCCU center plans, Page 17
• Jay Schalin commentary: Boldness needed, not Band-Aids, Page 17
• Haywood College project secrecy raises flags, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: UNC Health Care’s justifications for owning system ring hollow, Page 19

• Regs hinder pastor’s food truck ministry, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Kinston could become 2nd city in state with mayoral veto, Page 11
• Michael Sanera commentary: Ethical issues in food truck fight, Page 11
• Fayetteville police will have to give reasons for traffic stops, Page 12
• Court makes easement ruling, Page 12
• Yadkin County makes effort, earns ‘A’ in government transparency, Page 13

• Movie review: Clooney political thriller has odd timing for release, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Colonial-era Regulators’ protests were forceful but restrained, Page 21
• Book review: Kool-Aid interesting and shocking, Page 22
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Book review: Spousonomics breezy, cheeky, geeky look at relationships, Page 23

• Editorial: Second-guesser in chief, Page 24
• Donna Martinez commentary: Meddlesome federal fingers, Page 24
• Editorial: Fraudulent argument, Page 25
• Editorial: You get what you like, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Tales of the Occupation, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Counting jobs not so simple, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Will GOP snatch defeat from jaws of victory? Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Giving thanks never goes out of season, Page 27

• Perdue gets China to pay N.C. teacher salaries (a CJ parody), Page 28