Senate bill could help some felons – Daily Southerner

TARBORO — In 2008, Edgecombe County Clerk of Court Carol Allen White started a non-profit program called "It Starts With You"  to help people who had been convicted of non-violent crimes get a fresh start. (More)

NC committee OKs bill that gives felons new start – WRAL

RALEIGH, N.C. — Some felons in North Carolina would get a fresh start under a bill passed by a Senate panel Wednesday that allows judges to erase some nonviolent convictions if the individuals meet a series of requirements.

The bill would affect current and future felons and has been in the making for a decade. The Senate Rules Committee approval moved it to the full Senate for debate. (More)