The platform located about a mile from downtown Tarboro in Edgecombe County is on the Panola family farm and it's only accessible by water. It is the first in a series of Tar River camping platforms owned and managed by PTRF.
A unanimous three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday against Food Lion's parent company, saying the grocery store chain owes North Carolina $10 million in back taxes and penalties.
Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton says he won't seek a sales tax increase in his first budget plan if elected North Carolina governor but declined to rule out the idea during a potential term in office as chief executive.
Mitt Romney declared Thursday he has paid at least 13 percent of his income in federal taxes every year for the past decade, offering that new detail while still decrying a "small-minded" fascination over returns he will not release.
Lawyers for the Sept. 11 memorial at the World Trade Center site say a judge should toss out a lawsuit by a national atheists group seeking to stop display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among trade center wreckage.
Authorities determined that 28-year-old Raymond Joseph Jones and 35-year-old Melissa Carin Creekmore had ingested the synthetic drug 2C-I, and had also given it to Creekmore's 16-year-old daughter and her 15-year-old friend.