A Localist Magazine of What's Happening INSIDE The Triangle (Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill)

Durham Sheriff Identifying Demonstrators, Pursuing Felony Charges

Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews said this afternoon that he had considered ordering his deputies to “engage the crowd” last night in a rally that saw a Confederate monument toppled, but he opted instead for “restraint” in order to prevent injuries. Andrews, along with county manager Wendell Davis, spoke Tuesday afternoon in a brief press […]

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Governor Cooper Calls for the Removal of Confederate Monuments

In a post on Medium this afternoon, Governor Cooper called for the removal of the roughly one hundred Confederate monuments in North Carolina: “Some people cling to the belief that the Civil War was fought over states’ rights,” he wrote. “But history is not on their side.…

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Exploring Richmond’s Garden Trail

Long known for its Civil War history and as the capital of Virginia, Richmond has taken on a new image recently – as a garden destination. No, the city didn’t build a bunch of new public gardens overnight. What they did was actually better. They took existing gardens (nine so far) and packaged them into […]

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Photo of the Day: Graham Newton?

Quarterback Cam Newton decided the last day of training camp was the perfect time to try kicker Graham Gano’s helmet on for size.

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