Here's the latest on good ol' boy politics.
Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue is unveiling a North Carolina historical marker this morning at the state Fairgrounds to celebrate the former NASCAR dirt track. At her side will be racing legend Junior Johnson, a Democrat.
What remains of the half-mile oval track is now the raceway is in front of the grand stand
On Friday afternoon, Republican Sen. Richard Burr will be attending the Richard Petty Fish Fry in Randleman.
Petty hasn't lost many races during his career. But one that he did lose was in 1996, when he lost to Democratic Senate candidate Elaine Marshall in the race for Secretary of State.