RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals is not the typical court that comes to mind when the ACC and University of Maryland are listed on the calendar.
Three hundred years ago this week, European colonialists in what is now eastern North Carolina fought a battle that devastated an American Indian tribe. A symposium at East Carolina University marks the anniversary of the 1713 battle, in which European settlers attacked a stronghold of the Tuscarora tribe called Fort Nooherooka.
In the Oscar-nominated movie “Argo,” Hodding Carter III gets only the briefest mention: a secretary shouting his name as a parade of frenzied White House staffers rush down a hallway. … Carter, now a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, finds himself fielding questions from “Argo” fans who hadn’t been born when militants seized 52 Americans in Tehran, hadn’t heard of the Shah and can’t remember when yellow ribbons hung from every tree.