The Beaufort Observer reacted this week to Carolina Journal Executive Editor Don Carrington‘s latest report on the state attorney general’s efforts to push a state government land grab in Onslow County involving a family of African-American heirs. The Beaufort Observer also highlighted Associate Editor Dan Way‘s report on a news conference from Gov. Pat McCrory.

N.C. Senate Republicans highlighted Way’s article on efforts to help voters keep better tabs on public debt, Carrington’s land-grab story, two articles from Barry Smith on a Good Samaritan bill designed to help prevent drug overdose deaths, Smith’s story on efforts to boost the number of rural public charter schools, Smith’s report on the N.C. House schedule for considering a voter identification bill, and Becki Gray’s column on fixing what’s broken with North Carolina Government.

The Kernersville News published CJ Managing Editor Rick Henderson‘s column on the state’s misguided efforts to ban Internet sweepstakes opeations. The Mooresville Tribune picked up N.C. History Project Director Troy Kickler‘s column on the Founders’ approach to gun rights

In other news, the Lenoir News-Topic interviewed Mitch Kokai for an article on unemployment insurance reform.