Politics

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Senate OKs keeping state government going until budget done
A stop-gap spending measure to keep North Carolina state government operating well into the new budget year starting Wednesday is getting final legislative approval. 0 minutes ago
Pender Co. School Board
Pender County Schools ask for $2.6 million from county
Monday night Pender County commissioners met with the Pender County Board of Education to discuss the needs of the school system. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:32pm
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US Supreme Court gives NC ‘Choose Life’ license plates new life
A federal appeals court must reconsider whether North Carolina can issue "Choose Life" license plates. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 5:01pm
Donald Trump (Photo: Greg Skidmore)
Trump to consider suing after NBC ends business dealings
Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it was ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:52pm
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Chris Christie goes live with presidential campaign site
Republican Chris Christie's political team has gone live with a presidential campaign website days before he jumps into the 2016 race. Sat, 06/27/2015 - 10:40pm
NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Bob Edmunds (Source: LinkedIn)
NC Justice Edmunds to run for re-election in up-or-down vote
The only North Carolina Supreme Court justice whose seat is currently up for election next year has decided to take advantage of a new law that allows him to run without facing a conventional challenger. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 4:59pm
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NC leaders, residents speak out about SCOTUS gay marriage ruling
The U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage doesn't change what's been happening in North Carolina since last fall. But the decision is still eliciting strong feelings from opposing sides of the issue. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:28pm
The Brunswick Community Hospital property near Supply has been vacant since a new hospital opened in July 2011.
Emergency meeting helps Brunswick Co. close old hospital sale
The Brunswick County Commission has called an emergency meeting for noon today to discuss the sale of the old Brunswick Community Hospital property in Supply. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:15pm