Joint raids by Homeland Security, the Asheville Police Department and the Buncombe, Transylvania, Henderson County sheriff’s offices targeted six Octopus Garden locations earlier today, carrying out a search warrant related to “bath salts” amphetamines and synthetic marijuana. (Photo by Max Cooper)
The impacts of an Aug. 12 raid on the Mills Manufacturing Corp. plant in south Asheville that netted 57 suspected illegal workers continue to ripple through the community, the plant’s executive vice president and immigration activists say. Your papers, please: A federal raid at Mills Manufacturing, which makes parachutes for the Defense Department, has touched […]
The Associated Press reports that North Carolina’s Granville County has moved to the head of the class in the ranking of prospective locations for a new national bio- and agro-defense facility.
It’s time for public comment on the potential siting of a National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility in North Carolina.
In all matters of security on my Granville County, N.C., farm, I consult my Shetland sheepdog, Gretchen. She’s the first line of defense here, meeting every visitor with a ferocious bark or a wag of the tail. She also monitors the airways for rogue hawks, buzzards, geese and other possible threats: A passenger jet at […]