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Get Ready to ‘Spring Forward’ This Weekend as Daylight Savings Starts

Get Ready to ‘Spring Forward’ This Weekend as Daylight Savings Starts

Local
(Clock / Stock Photo / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - Daylight Saving Time starts this Sunday as most of the country 'springs forward' for the annual trade of an hour of sleep for more daylight in the coming spring and summer months. When Does the Time Change Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 12th, 2023, at 2 a.m. As clocks 'spring forward' 2 a.m. becomes 3 a.m. resulting in a lost hour of sleep but more daylight hours during the summer. Daylight saving time for 2023 will end on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 a.m. I Thought We Were Done with This? In April of 2021, the North Carolina House passed a bill titled "NC Time Zone/Observe DST All Year" that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent (year-round). The bill was sent to the Senate on February 2nd, 2021, but has not m...
Concealed Transparency | How NC Body Camera Law Hurts Public Trust

Concealed Transparency | How NC Body Camera Law Hurts Public Trust

Investigative
Close-up of police body camera (Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. — As an increasing number of police departments get body cameras, footage from incidents both heartwarming and infuriating has made its way into the public consciousness. It's common to see body camera footage of officers committing incredible acts of bravery and compassion as well as gross infringements of people's rights and violent unjustified uses of force on the nightly news. If you pay attention to the clips that make the news and appear in tv shows and on the internet, you’ll notice a trend, very, very few of them are from N.C. When a police officer shot and killed 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant on April 20th, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio, police body-worn camera footage was released within just a few hours. That footage showe...