They've got a ways to go to catch up with the Greensboro News & Record--but then, most newspapers do. The Raleigh News & Observer is taking the plunge. They're both reporting on area blogs (including one or two you might know about) and encouraging their staff writers and editors to create their own.
We saw some N&O folks at the Triangle Bloggers Conference, taking notes and taking note. It's good to see them plunge into the brave new world of "conversational" journalism.