Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Independent Weekly Vol. 25 Issue 30, July 2008
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The state of North Carolina owns the Umstead Research Farm near Butner. The Department of Homeland Security is considering 240 acres there for its new $450 million Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility. Should the facility be built, scientists will study some of the world's most contagious and potentially lethal diseases. Sorg discusses public reaction.
Currin discusses how the Avett Brothers, a trio from Concord, rose from obscurity to the brink of fame.
Woods discusses the best and the worst of the American Dance Festival of 2008.