Politics

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Wrightsville Beach woman calling for Mayor Pro Tem to step down
A Wrightsville Beach woman said the town is no place for bigots, and that is what she and a Facebook page for her cause are calling Mayor Pro Tem Darryl Mills. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:06pm
Updated 12 minutes ago
  • Carolyn Justice has served as NCGOP Vice Chair since Feb. 2014
Justice won’t run for GOP vice chair again
Hampstead's Carolyn Justice says she will not run again to be NC Republican Party Vice Chair. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:55pm
Updated 17 minutes ago
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Exec tells McCrory IBM opposes NC ‘religious freedom’ bill
Technology giant IBM's top North Carolina executive is telling state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory the corporation strongly opposes the Religious Freedom Restoration bill. Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:00pm
Updated 25 minutes ago
Billy Graham could be immortalized inside US Capitol
The North Carolina House has decided it wants the Rev. Billy Graham honored with a statue on Capitol Hill. Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:56pm
NC House initially OKs making judicial races partisan again
Elections for North Carolina appellate court judgeships have been officially nonpartisan since 2004, but Republicans are trying again to shift them back to partisan races. Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:01pm
Democratic Party names successor for Pender County Commission seat
Pender County Democrats have picked a replacement for an open county commission seat, reports Andy Pettigrew at The Pender-Topsail Post & Voice. Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:12pm
Duke Energy increases contributions to GOP governors group
A campaign watchdog group says Duke Energy increased its contributions to the Republican Governors Association as the utility became mired in coal ash problems. Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:40am
NC Democrats use tax deadline to criticize GOP Gov. McCrory
North Carolina Democrats are trying to link Gov. Pat McCrory and his legislative allies to the pain people filing state income tax returns may feel as the April 15 deadline approaches. Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:42am