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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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Priest edges Edge for Bladen Commission after vote count problem in redo election

The do-over election in Bladen County was not completed until late last night. What was meant to be a new election to be clean of controversy almost came up short.

‘Bathroom bill’ sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary

A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesday's Republican primary in a special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud.

Candidates face off in GOP primary for NC9 congressional race

Republicans are deciding who should carry their party's banner in a high-profile special election Tuesday for a North Carolina congressional seat that has remained vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud.

Primary election set for Tuesday in Bladen County

The State Board of Elections ordered a new election in the 9th Congressional District and two Bladen county contests after a hearing showed an unlawful absentee ballot scheme in Bladen and Robeson counties.

Republican branded as Democratic plant sues GOP for benefits

A candidate for the Republican nomination in a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat is suing the GOP after being barred from debates and access to internal party data.

Early voting sites open in 9th District primary for US House

Republican and unaffiliated voters can start casting early ballots in the North Carolina special congressional election prompted by findings of ballot fraud.

Sunset Beach mayoral candidates answer questions from citizens, council

Could the Town of Sunset Beach soon have a new mayor? Tuesday evening, a forum was held where residents could have their questions answered by the candidates.

North Carolina lawmaker’s funding leads 10 in GOP House race

A North Carolina lawmaker who loaned his campaign $250,000 leads fundraising among 10 Republicans seeking a congressional seat left vacant because a ballot rigging probe voided last November's contest.

Republican hopefuls to succeed Rep. Walter Jones attending forum

More than a dozen Republicans seeking to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. are making their case to party activists in northeastern North Carolina at a special meeting.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.