Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses recent developments in North Carolina’s laws regarding distribution of craft beer.
Turkey prices are down, but food prices still soaring
While consumers may see a slight dip in food costs for this Thanksgiving, prices are still up compared to pre-pandemic 2019. The American Farm Bureau says this year’s classic feast for 10 family and friends should cost, on average, $61.17. However, in 2022 the nation saw a dramatic 9.9% increase in food prices.
Advocacy group says NC scores better than most in fighting sex trafficking
A new report card from the nonprofit Shared Hope International gives North Carolina a “D” grade among the 50 states on preventing sex trafficking. But that ranking still puts the Tar Heel State at 16th best in the nation. North Carolina scored better than 32 other states that received an “F” grade. The top-performing states are Tennessee with an...
NC ranked 6th most economically free state in US
North Carolina ranks 6th out of the 50 states, only bested by New Hampshire, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and South Dakota.
NC Supreme Court hears arguments in Ace Speedway case
The North Carolina Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in the case of an Alamance County racetrack that was forced to shut down during the pandemic.