Journalists aren’t above the law, but neither should the law — and those who enforce it — go out of its way to target us.
It should perhaps come as no surprise, though, that that’s what’s happening in Mooresville.
I’ve lived in my home in downtown Mooresville for 20 years. Until a few years ago, I never had any issues. Then the land behind my house was cleared, two homes were built, and a couple relocated to Mooresville and into one of those homes.
It isn’t clear what type of response WBTV’s Nick Ochsner thought he’d get from the community when he petitioned for the release of Mooresville
I was a newspaper reporter in Mooresville, NC for a decade and covered local government issues from 2003 to 2006.