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RALEIGH — Left-wing political activist the Rev. William Barber will not get his day at the N.C. Supreme Court. Justices at the state's highest court have turned down Barber's appeal of a 2019 conviction connected to a protest at the General Assembly.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals has issued new orders blocking all activity in a lawsuit challenging the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program. That includes “burdensome” discovery targeting multiple private schools.

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RALEIGH — State legislative leaders want the N.C. Court of Appeals to block a ruling that could add 56,000 felons to the state's voting rolls. A trial court issued the ruling Monday. It would open up voting to felons on parole, probation, or other post-release supervision.

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RALEIGH — State legislative leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to step into the legal dispute over a new congressional map for North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Supporters and critics of the N.C. General Assembly’s new election maps all want the state Supreme Court to take action. Multiple filings at the Supreme Court appeal different aspects of a ruling Wednesday afternoon from a three-judge panel. That panel is overseeing the state’s ongoing redistricting dispute.

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RALEIGH — Lawyers representing the state are asking the N.C. Supreme Court to reject an appeal from left-wing political activist the Rev. William Barber.

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ROCKINGHAM — A NASCAR driver who was accused of testing during a charity event at Rockingham Speedway late last year won’t have to cough up any cash.

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RALEIGH — When the U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would take up a case challenging UNC-Chapel Hill's admissions policy, the court made the rare decision to shorten the normal federal appeals process.

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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 — 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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Smart Start president visits R…

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Partnership for Children hosted Amy Cubbage, president, and Courtney Latta-Sosebee, program officer, from Smart Start-The North Carolina Partnership for Children in Richmond County Tuesday, May 17. Read more

OPINION: Step by Step for Libe…

In the early days of the state-level movement to legalize marijuana, we often got opposition from a surprising camp — libertarians. Read more

NCDHHS: COVID-19 booster now a…

RALEIGH — Children ages 5 to 11 years old can receive a COVID-19 booster five months after the date of their most recent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose.  Read more

FIRSTHEALTH: Fast action saves…

PINEHURST — Pinehurst resident Jack Mahan is home and healthy today, thanks to his fast thinking when he started experiencing symptoms of a stroke. In observance of Stroke Awareness Month... Read more

Norton earns two associate deg…

HAMLET — Bridget Norton of Laurinburg received her second college degree from Richmond Community College on Friday. She now has an Associate in Science degree and Associate in Arts degree, which... Read more

Bill would expand administrati…

RALEIGH — North Carolina could see a new tool in the fight against excessive state regulation. A bill filed in the state House offers a new way to strike down... Read more

National tax group praises N.C…

RALEIGH — A letter from the head of a national tax reform group touts N.C. lawmakers’ “leadership in advancing pro-growth tax policies.” The letter released Thursday calls for legislators to... Read more

N.C. General Assembly opens sh…

RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly convened the 2022 short session Wednesday, May 18, with fast-track plans to “pre-negotiate” the budget and be out by July 1. Still, important issues... Read more

MB Drift revs up for first rou…

ROCKINGHAM — Tires will be smoking on Rockingham Speedway’s road course this weekend as MB Drift returns to kick off its competitive series. Read more

- Man charged for allegedly not finishing work on house south of Hamlet - MB Drift revs up for first round of competition at Rockingham Speedway - State grant will help jumpstart... Read more