by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court ruling in the legal fight pitting the Burlington Times-News against the Alamance County school board.
The newspaper had appealed the initial ruling, which allowed the school board to redact portions of minutes from closed-session meetings.
Appellate judges concluded that the trial judge acted properly in permitting portions of the minutes to remain hidden from public view.
Among other opinions released this morning: