Thursday, September 08, 2011

News and Notes...

Time for a look around the Old North State and what is making news...

In case you have not heard, the mayor/city council in Reidsville, North Carolina, has removed the base of the Confederate monument that was struck by a driver earlier this year. It appears that the century-old monument will not returned to its original position. You can learn more here.

While on the topic of monuments, a new round of students are raising issues regarding the monument honoring former students from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill). These "issues" seem to come up every two or three years. You can learn more here.

Click here and here to learn more about artifacts captured by the Union army during the March 1862 battle of New Bern are being returned to North Carolina (temporarily).

The Salisbury Post has a piece on Stoneman's Raid - check it out here.

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