BLOWN CALLS Vikings survive officials whistle–Source: Daily Southerner

TARBORO — When Tarboro traveled to East Duplin to take on the Panthers in the third round of the 2-A playoffs football game Friday night, I went there expecting  the Panthers to have a slight edge with their 12th man, better known as the fans. That is normal. What I didn’t expect was that a 13th man would be involved – the referees. (Read more)

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N.C. Democratic Party chairman won’t seek another term–Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

RALEIGH — N.C. Democratic Party Chairman David Young said Wednesday he won’t seek re-election next month after a campaign cycle that saw his party lose complete control of the Legislature for the first time in more than a century and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr cruise to a second term. (Read more)