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Advocacy groups join fray over North Carolina governor votes

Voting-rights advocates have joined the legal wrangling over the counting of votes in North Carolina's close governor's contest.

Pat McCrory files for recount in governor’s race

Governor Pat McCrory has officially filed for a statewide recount.

North Carolina voters react to voter ID issues

videoThe Civitas Institute surveyed North Carolina voters regarding their positions on issues involving voting and election integrity. One poll questions asked, "Would you favor or oppose a law that requires voters to show government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, before being allowed to cast a vote in an election?"

Latest poll shows strong opposition to ballpark bond

video To build or not to build. That is the question facing Wilmington voters. A new poll released today may give us some insight into how Port City voters are leaning heading into the election. A poll from the conservative Civitas Institute shows that overwhelmingly Wilmington voters are expected to say no.

NC Vote Tracker shows party trends in early balloting

According to the State Board of Elections data compiled daily and put into a user-friendly format at ncvotetracker.com, of the 817,122 early voters, 51.2 percent were registered Democrats, 30.21 percent were Republicans and 18.42 percent were unaffiliated voters.

CIVITAS POLL: Obama, Biden lead Romney, Ryan in NC

A new poll from the Civitas Institute found that the Democratic ticket of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden is 4 percentage points ahead of the Republican slate — presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.

Civitas releases poll of independent voters

video The election could come down to one group that is not represented at either the DNC or RNC. The Civitas Institute recently conducted a poll among unaffiliated voters. These are voters who can swing the election in either direction.

FIRST ON 3 AND THE BIG TALKER FM: Poll shows Wilmington voters not sold on mayor, councilmen

video A new Civitas Flash Poll shows Wilmington voters would consider replacing the current mayor and three councilmen when they go to the polls next year. And of those voters who express a preference, more are planning to vote against the incumbents than are planning to vote for them.

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Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.

Local furniture maker preserves historic Clemson tree as a table

A piece of Clemson football history could be returning home, all thanks to a Wilmington furniture maker.