A survey of local elections directors showed more than a dozen incidents of party-appointed precinct observers violating rules of conduct in this May's primaries.
Falling gasoline prices put a dent in the July inflation rate, which fell to 8.5% from 9.1% in June. But other costs such as housing continue to climb, putting a strain on many family budgets.
Police say that in Facebook messages they've obtained, Jessica Burgess tells her 17-year-old daughter that she has abortion pills to end her 24-week pregnancy. They're both charged with felonies.
The North Carolina attorney general’s office, representing defendants in a 2019 case that blocked a state law banning most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, has joined plaintiffs in asking a federal court not to restore the ban after the judge suggested his injunction “may now be contrary to law.”
The state Democratic Party has filed an emergency motion with the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to block a lower court's order that the Greens be added to North Carolina's 2022 ballot
Will they take the bait? A federal wildlife program will drop rabies vaccines from the sky to try to lure raccoons.The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will distribute more than a million doses from northern Alabama to southwest Virginia. Most will be dropped from planes or helicopters.
The ultra-progressive party held a celebratory press conference Monday. But being on the ballot hardly means its candidates will actually contend in any races.
School officials and Madison County Sheriff Buddy Harwood have placed one semiautomatic rifle in each of the county's six schools. Each of the guns will be locked inside a safe. The action was spurred by the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two teachers dead in May.
In August 1955, Chicago teenager Emmett Till died a gruesome death. The Black boy was lynched, while visiting family in Mississippi. No one has ever been convicted of the crime, but an unserved warrant was recently discovered for Carolyn Bryant Donham.
North Carolina Democrats have asked a state court to overturn an elections board vote granting the Green Party official recognition despite allegations of fraud.Democrats have been accused by the Green Party of meddling in its petitioning process.
Carrboro-based singer-songwriter Josh Moore walked out of his door last year during the worst of the pandemic and found a strange sense of calm.
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