The North Carolina Lemon Law

The North Carolina lemon law (known also as the New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act) applies to all new motor vehicles sold in the state that are under 10,000 pounds. The law covers vehicles that are either purchased or leased. As per the North Carolina lemon law, if a vehicle has a serious defect that prevents […]

Unique Pottery Designs From Western North Carolina

Pottery is one of the most prolific crafts in Asheville, NC, and the western part of the state in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The artistic community, abundance of raw material, and craft tradition draws artists to the area. Birdfoot Ridge Studio from just north of town produces a wide range of pottery, from hand painted […]

NC Drug Laws Explained

North Carolina's Drug crimes are harsh, and defense of these crimes requires a Raleigh, Apex, or Cary criminal lawyer familiar not only with the law, but with how the Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby and his staff enforce the law. The Wake County District Attorney has various office "policies" which govern how the various […]

A Tourist Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks

1. Introduction Remote and removed, the thin band of interconnected barrier islands that stretch some 130 miles along the coast of North Carolina and form the Outer Banks seem more a part of the Atlantic than the continent to which they are appendaged by causeways, bridges, and ferries. Islands in and of sand, whose dunes […]

NC DWI Laws and Administrative Codes

Here are various laws and codes relating to North Carolina Driving While Impaired (DWI) Law: N.C.G.S. 20-138.1 is the Impaired Driving statute that makes it a crime to “drive” (which means, operates) any vehicle upon any highway, any street, or any public vehicular area within North Carolina: While under the influence of an impairing substance; […]

My Experience With Ecotourism in North Carolina

Adventure and excitement is what people crave and expect from outdoor adventures today. As outdoor professionals continue to push the boundaries of what their bodies and equipment can handle, the public will continue to be inspired to step out of their own comfort zones and explore new experiences. 2004, I was sixteen and worked as […]

Electronics Landfill Ban Growing in the US – North Carolina Promotes Electronics Recycling

When most people think of recycling they imagine sorting through their trash to set aside plastic bottles, glass containers, and paper products donned with the classic triangular shaped recycle logo. While these materials have long been the most common to be recycled, there is growing awareness of the need to consider electronics recycling as a […]