Friends - I thought we would look around the Old North State and see what is going on - in the news, that is. I hope you enjoy.
The Union County Historic Preservation Commission has moved to allow a new Confederate monument, one honoring slaves, to be erected at the Old County Courthouse in Monroe. You can read more here in this article from the Charlotte Observer or here at Fox News.
The Associated Press is running a piece nationally today, looking for help on identifying some images held by the Museum of the Confederacy. One of those photos is labeled "An unidentified man found in a tent somewhere in North Carolina during the war." Check it out here.
There is much in the news surrounding the Confederate monument in Reidsville. You can read stories here, here, and here.
In Anderson, South Carolina, three Confederate headstones were recently dedicated to three Confederate soldiers, including one Tar Heel. Check it out here.