Feds arrest 57

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 […]

Just say no to NBAF

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 […]