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Author Archives: Paul Fletcher

Mounts, Baughman promotions announced

Andrea Mounts has been named General Manager of the BridgeTower Media Carolinas Group, the publishers of South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly and The Mecklenburg Times, the real estate and public notice newspaper based in Charlotte. Mounts joined ...

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Polar bear-tex (access required)

Give the North Carolina Zoo credit for trying. During the miserable cold snap that has given the Carolinas snow, ice, freezing rain and temperatures that border on obscene, the NC Zoo, based in Asheboro, figured, hey, come see our polar ...

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EDITORIAL: Pass the federal shield law bill

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared before the House Judiciary Committee on Nov. 14, Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Maryland, had a direct question. Raskin asked Sessions, “As Attorney General, will you commit not to prosecute investigative journalists for maintaining the confidentiality ...

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The make-up man

In honor of National Newspaper Week, I want to share a story from the backrooms of the newspaper business. There are reporters with byline fever. There are editors who crusade. There are photographers who freeze moments of history. And then ...

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That kid will have a tale to tell (access required)

A Greenville couple expecting a baby didn’t know exactly when the child would arrive, but they knew it was soon. The mom, Freedom Eubanks, felt labor pains last Monday, Aug. 21, according to the Greenville News.  Another false alarm or ...

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See you later, Vinny (access required)

In Bluffton, there is an alligator named that lives in the pond on the golf course of a residential community, the Villas at Old South. There are about 250 residents, and one guy, a wheelchair-bound resident, has demanded the community ...

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Another day, another survey (access required)

Should you ever get tired of law practice, you can always get a job as an internet survey interviewer. Clearly there is a lot of work available in that field. My email is replete with press releases commemorating the various ...

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