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The Kyle Rittenhouse trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has quickly morphed into a defining cultural moment. The opposing sides are cheered on by cable talking heads, legal experts, political ideologues, and even the U.S. president. In a potential return to the mob rule that kicked off the shooting saga, some are threatening more violence if they don’t receive the verdict they desire. Even the judge and his family are facing violent threats to their lives. Many see the trial as a broader threat to self-defense laws, and they may have a point in an era where everything is now politicized.

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RALEIGH — A retired Union County judge is trying to leapfrog the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly by ordering a $1.7 billion transfer from the state’s coffers to fund public education.

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RALEIGH — A controversial environmental program controlled by North Carolina's attorney general and funded by hog farm proceeds returned today to the N.C. Supreme Court. The court must decide whether the AG can maintain control of the funding moving forward.

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RALEIGH — A top N.C. Senate education leader is criticizing Attorney General Josh Stein for his handling of the state's defense in the long-running Leandro school funding lawsuit.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court will decide in the months ahead whether a nurse can face greater legal liability for a patient's injuries. The decision could reinforce or throw out a nearly 90-year-old court precedent.

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RALEIGH — A day after N.C. lawmakers approved new maps for legislative and congressional elections, plaintiffs linked to former Obama-era U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder are going to court to block the congressional map.

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PEMBROKE — More than three decades after his death, Julian Pierce’s legacy as a strong advocate for education, equality and justice for all people is kept alive through scholarship at UNC Pembroke. 

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 02 November 2021 12:49

Lawsuit filed before district maps are approved

RALEIGH — As the North Carolina General Assembly plans for the first votes on new legislative and congressional district maps this week, interest groups have already filed lawsuits to block them. The maps are still in development with several map proposals having been presented to the public in recent hearings.

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RALEIGH — The judge in the long-running Leandro school funding case could issue an order as early as three weeks compelling the General Assembly to fully fund a court-ordered plan drawn up by California-based consultants.

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North Carolina’s Supreme Court has been attracting negative attention in recent weeks. Its Democratic justices stand accused of plotting to boot two Republican colleagues from an important case dealing with voter ID.

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Conference-high 14 Raiders sel…

  ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School football program had a conference-best 14 players named to the 2021 3A/4A All-Sandhills Athletic Conference team. Read more

JV Raiders let lead slip late …

ROCKINGHAM — Opening its season at home on Tuesday, the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team came up short. Read more

JV Lady Raider basketball team…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team opened its season with a loss on Tuesday. Read more

SIGNED: Frye, Swiney make coll…

ROCKINGHAM — A pair of Richmond Senior High School softball teammates celebrated their college signings together in the school’s media center on Tuesday. Read more

New U.S. attorney takes oath o…

GREENSBORO — Sandra J. Hairston was sworn-in as the next United States Attorney  for the Middle District of North Carolina on Nov. 23, 2021. Chief Judge Thomas J. Schroeder administered... Read more

NCDHS adds additional/booster …

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today added COVID-19 vaccine administration data on additional and booster doses to its vaccine data dashboard, allowing dashboard users... Read more

Richmond County sees 150th COV…

ROCKINGHAM — The number of Richmond County residents who have died as a result of complications from COVID-19 has risen to 150, the Health Department announced on Wednesday. Read more

Late basket, free throws prope…

GREENSBORO — Facing a “great test” on the road Tuesday, the Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball team earned its third-straight season-opening victory. Read more

Lady Raiders drop season opene…

GREENSBORO — The Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team opened its new season with a road loss at Northern Guilford on Tuesday. Read more



- Speckled Paw stirs up community support for Richmond County seniors - Late basket, free throws propel No. 22 Raiders past No. 12 Northern Guilford - Lady Raiders drop season opener at... Read more