Archive for January 10th, 2015

On this day in 1905: After commuting a 15-year manslaughter conviction to 6 1/2 years, his last official act, Gov. Charles Brantley Aycock proudly points out to the press his desk’s bare top and empty compartments. It is an appropriate exit for Aycock, who has set records by extending clemency in 458 cases and granting […]

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