North Carolina: $85 parking bill from downtown Winston-Salem was a shocker to an unsuspecting worker

Michael Lawson was hot. His girlfriend, who’d busted her backside bartending at the Heavy Rebel weekend last month, ran downtown to pick up her paycheck. She parked in a lot at the corner of North Liberty and West Sixth and ducked into an office. She filled out some paperwork and 27 minutes, 40 seconds later she was on her way. Lawson knows the precise time because a week or so later, a bill for $85 arrived in the mail — a serious bite out of that check…