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NC legislator: Public records provision will be addressed

A top North Carolina legislator says lawmakers will soon will take another look at a bill that keeps certain police investigative records secret when forwarded to the state medical examiner.

NC House member sued over public records requests

A North Carolina resident unhappy with responses to his records requests by a legislator is now suing the state House member for those documents.

Public criminal search upgrade operating in all 100 counties

Public access of criminal records at courthouses across North Carolina is now easier with a modernized search system running in all 100 counties.

Bill to governor addresses NC shipwrecks, public records

A bill making clear footage and photographs of shipwrecks held by North Carolina state agencies are public records is heading to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.

Charter school company delays response to records request

Charter Day School Inc. said Monday it needs more time "to determine the scope of response required" to requests from the StarNews for public information. The nonprofit, which oversees four charter schools in Southeastern North Carolina, had previously agreed to respond to the StarNews' requests on or before Monday, July 28.

Senate committee ok’s NC charter school changes

Charter schools in North Carolina may soon be subject to the state's open records and meetings law. A Senate education committee approved new changes to charter schools Wednesday that would make school and employee personnel records subject to public records law like employees of traditional public schools.

Roger Bacon Academy public records request delayed

videoIt's been more than a month since we requested names, salaries, and positions of all faculty and staff of Roger Bacon Academy. If the educational management company does not turn over the information in a reasonable time frame, it could lose its charter.

Wilmington Housing Authority needs more time and money to release public records

videoFormer City Council Candidate Napier Fuller says the Wilmington Housing Authority is still not cooperating with his requests for public records.

McCrory staff demanding payment for public records

As a candidate, Pat McCrory pledged a transparent and accountable government. But now that he is governor, those seeking access to public records are often met with long delays and unprecedented demands for payment.

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Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.