A little truth goes a long way:
Myth No. 7: North Carolina was no longer an attractive state because of high taxes.
Not according to the moving companies. The 2012 United Van Lines Migration Study found that North Carolina was the fourth highest destination for moves, following the District of Columbia, Oregon and Nevada. North Carolina has been growing at twice the national average. During the first decade of this century, only the states of Nevada and Texas grew faster than North Carolina, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
No doubt Republican propagandists are steaming in their shells over this article, since they've gone to great pains to paint a different picture. But a lot of this is simply common sense. Everybody knows North Carolina's population has been growing at a freakish pace for the last decade or so, and a lot of those families have school-aged children: