Mayor Charles Meeker's remarks this week about the Wake school board being people "who are not from the area, don't share our values" ruffled a lot of feathers.
Forbes.com had a fascinating interactive graphic earlier this based on IRS data that shows the patterns of migration from individual counties in the country. The map, as expected, shows a heavy influx from states like New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
We've set it here so it's configured to Wake County, but can easily be adjusted. It's worth checking out.
It's no secret that Raleigh natives are becoming harder to find, because of the explosive growth both the city and entire Triangle area has undergone in the past few decades. With the area topping best-place-to-live with regularity, the trend is not going to reverse anytime soon.