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State audit says Tabor Correctional administrator violated travel policy

The head of a state prison in Columbus County is under investigation after the Office of the State Auditor says he violated NC Department of Public Safety travel policy raising the risk of undetected vehicle use.

North Carolina public safety secretary gets $23K raise

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's public safety chief received a $23,000 salary increase in April in part based on the secretary's growing workload. The raise frustrated some concerned about correctional officer pay and the Cabinet agency.

2 more Cooper Cabinet members expected before Senate panels

Two more members of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's Cabinet are expected at the Legislative Building to answer questions as a legal fight over confirmation remains unresolved.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.