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Redistricting

Cape Fear region gets chance tonight to weigh in on state redistricting

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The state legislature has to redistrict North Carolina using data from the 2010 Census, and it wants your input. Lawmakers are holding hearings across the state. They want feedback from the public on redistricting the state House, state Senate and Congressional districts. Full story...
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Lawmakers hear from public on drawing legislative district boundaries

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North Carolina lawmakers have heard from the first batch of citizens who wanted to give them advice about how they should draw congressional and state legislative district boundaries for the next 10 years. Full story...
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Piedmont to win, rural areas lose in NC remapping

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Republicans in charge of redrawing North Carolina legislative districts will set boundaries with an eye to the Piedmont. Full story...
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Rucho gets nod as NC Senate redistricting chairman

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A Mecklenburg County senator is the choice of Republicans to lead the North Carolina Senate's efforts to draw new legislative and congressional districts in 2011. Full story...
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Concerned parents attend NHC School Board meeting

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The New Hanover County School Board met Tuesday night in a regular monthly session, but it was anything but a regular audience. An overflow crowd showed up just in case the school board decided to make a decision on middle school redistricting. Full story...
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New Hanover County holding forums on redistricting

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Parents of New Hanover County middle school students can voice their concerns about where their children will go to school next year. Full story...
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Field house, redistricting on New Hanover County School Board meeting agenda

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videoA few items of interest were on the agenda at Tuesday night's New Hanover County School Board meeting. At the top, the future of the New Hanover High School football field house. Another hot topic: the ongoing battle about middle school redistricting. Full story...
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Parents at Echo Farms and Rivers Edge upset over redistricting options

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As New Hanover County plans to redistrict its middle schools, some parents are unhappy about plans for their kids. Parents in the Echo Farms and Rivers Edge communities... Full story...
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State lawmakers to vote on new Pender and New Hanover County districts

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State lawmakers are expected to vote next week on a new map of House districts for New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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Redistricting hearing begins Tuesday night

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videoIt's back to the drawing board, literally. Beginning with a public hearing in Raleigh Tuesday night, the legislature will redraw State House district boundaries in Pender and New Hanover counties. Full story...
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Lawmakers begin to redraw unconstitutional House district

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State lawmakers will begin figuring out how to redraw State House districts in Pender and New Hanover counties on Tuesday. In March, the US Supreme Court ruled the 18th House District, that snakes from downtown Wilmington into western Pender County, is an unconstitutional minority-influence district.

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Last redistricting meeting for Pender County

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Tuesday night parents of Pender County students will have their last chance to voice concerns about redistricting. Full story...
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Meetings begin for redistricting Brunswick County schools

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The first public forum is Tuesday night at 6:30 in the Supply Elementary School gym. The second is Wednesday at 6:30, in the Leland Middle School gym. Full story...
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Pender County's turn to talk redistricting

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Two redistricting options are under consideration for when the new Topsail Elementary School opens in the fall. Full story...
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Full house at second redistricting meeting

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videoIt was a full house at Eaton Elementary School Monday night. Passionate parents gathered for the second public meeting about redistricting New Hanover County next year. There was overwhelming support for keeping year-round schools in place. Full story...
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