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RALEIGH — Lawyers working for N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein will soon ask the state Supreme Court to jump back into the long-running Leandro school funding dispute.

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RALEIGH — Lawyers supporting and opposing North Carolina’s new election maps will take their arguments to the N.C. Supreme Court on Feb. 2.

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RALEIGH — As critics of North Carolina's new election maps take their case to the state Supreme Court, lawyers on both sides of the case are taking aim at justices they want to drop out of the case.

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RALEIGH — A Democrat-controlled N.C. Supreme Court could end up deciding the constitutionality of a $1.7-billion transfer ordered by the presiding judge in the long-running Leandro school funding lawsuit.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Supreme Court Justices Tamara Barringer and Phil Berger Jr. confirmed late Friday afternoon that they will take part in a high-profile case involving two challenged amendments to the N.C. Constitution.

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RALEIGH — Legislative defendants in North Carolina's legal fight over new election maps are seeking Supreme Court Justice Sam "Jimmy" Ervin IV's recusal from the case.

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RALEIGH — Two leaders of North Carolina's legislative redistricting committees defended their election map-drawing process during the third day of a trial focusing on the future of those maps.

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RALEIGH — Democrats on the state Supreme Court will not use their narrow 4-3 majority to forcibly remove two GOP justices from a critical case dealing with state constitutional amendments.

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RALEIGH — Groups representing N.C. sheriffs, district attorneys, and Superior Court clerks want the N.C. Supreme Court to reopen candidate filing for their upcoming elections.

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RALEIGH — State Controller Linda Combs is asking the N.C. Supreme Court not to step into the latest dispute involving the long-running Leandro school funding case. At stake is $1.7 billion in taxpayer funds.

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Stay off roads, don't put your…

RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay... Read more

Richmond County under winter s…

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Richmond County and much of central North Carolina with up to 3 inches of snowfall expected. Read more

Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more

OPINION: Latest N.C. cartoon k…

I chuckled when I first saw the cartoon posted Jan. 15 by Wake County Democrats on their Twitter account. Visible below, and with the title “Bored of Education,” it depicts... Read more

Record hospitalizations are st…

RALEIGH — The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity. Read more

People vaccinated at Federal P…

RALEIGH — People who received their COVID-19 vaccine or booster in North Carolina from a pharmacy or grocery store participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program are now able to... Read more

NCDHHS launches new plan to ad…

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the launch of Promoting and Expanding Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Strategic... Read more

HAMLET POLICE: Missing middle …

HAMLET — A boy reported missing for several hours on Thursday has been found. Read more

Police searching for missing H…

HAMLET — Police are searching for a middle school student who hasn’t been seen since mid-afternoon on Thursday. Read more



- Winter storm leads to more cancellations, closings in Richmond County - Missing middle schooler found, returned to mother - Local athletic events postponed Read more