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North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones funeral set for Thursday

Services for North Carolina U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. will be held later this week at the church he attended.

Candidate says operative now under investigation got results

The Republican in the nation's last undecided congressional election said Monday he recruited a political operative now at the center of a ballot fraud investigation because he produced election results in his rural North Carolina county and other Republicans vouched for him.
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Former sheriff pushes bill in NC House to clear rape kit backlog

Sexual assault evidence collection kits are not required for survivors who want to press charges against their alleged assailants.

Rep Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies on 76th birthday

A longtime member of North Carolina's congressional delegation, who briefly represented part of southeastern North Carolina, has died.

Official: Virginia governor says he won’t resign over photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam told his top staff Friday that he is not going to resign over the racist photo that has roiled state politics, despite intense pressure to step down, according to a top administration official.
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County leader: Sheriff Jody Greene to take leave of absence as Hatcher ends lawsuit

The Columbus County Commisison chair tells WWAY that the county's attorney was informed Hatcher will dismiss his lawsuit over the election with prejudice as Sheriff Jody Greene will take a leave of absence from office.
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Case for who is the rightful Columbus County Sheriff could be decided without trial

The depositions are expected to be seen by Wake County Superior Court judge A. Graham Shirley in Whiteville Friday.

Governor rescinds appointment to civil rights board

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has cancelled a city councilwoman's appointment to a state civil rights panel the day after Republican legislators criticized his pick because of her tweet comparing law enforcement officers to terrorists.

Gov. Roy Cooper talks climate change on Capitol Hill

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says the federal government must step up and again be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and addressing the effects of climate change.

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