Miriam Jenkins, the night Supervisor at the Carolina Cafe on Hwy 11 between Bethel and Greenville, NC,  slices potatoes for the next morning's breakfast. Jenkins supports Obama.
Miriam Jenkins, the night Supervisor at the Carolina Cafe on Hwy 11 between Bethel and Greenville, NC, slices potatoes for the next morning's breakfast. Jenkins supports Obama. Chuck Liddy / Raleigh News & Observer / MCT
Miriam Jenkins, the night Supervisor at the Carolina Cafe on Hwy 11 between Bethel and Greenville, NC, slices potatoes for the next morning's breakfast. Jenkins supports Obama. Chuck Liddy / Raleigh News & Observer / MCT

Along N.C. highway, sagging economy meets politics

October 11, 2008 6:00 AM