Mike Jones sells Chicago-style hot dogs and other delicacies from his native city from a small storefront in downtown Asheboro. He has developed a following among fellow Midwesterners and native Tar Heels alike.
As a Chatham County extension agent, Debbie Roos helps farmers with a variety of issues, from blight to marketing. Her particular focus is helping the small and organic farms that dot the western Triangle, many of them started by first-generation farmers.
Former Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law a bill last summer that allows drug users in North Carolina to exchange used syringes for sterile ones. The legislation was a milestone in the state’s changing approach to drug abuse, which politicians and even law enforcement agencies increasingly see as a public health problem and not merely a crime.
N&O correspondent Corbie Hill gets a sneak peek of “Star Trek: Bridge Crew” virtual reality game at Red Storm Entertainment in Cary. The virtual reality game releases May 30 on a variety of VR platforms.