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RALEIGH — Victims of the Map Act won their case in the N.C. Supreme Court this month, but their victory will put even more pressure on the cash-strapped N.C. Department of Transportation.

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RALEIGH — About 400 North Carolina churches could join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s statewide stay-at-home order.

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Wednesday, 12 February 2020 15:19

Judge tosses $2.5 million Silent Sam settlement

RALEIGH — A Superior Court judge has reversed course on a $2.5-million settlement granting a Confederate veterans group ownership of Silent Sam.

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:23

North Carolina leaders debate voter-ID laws

RALEIGH — More than a year has passed since North Carolina voters adopted a constitutional amendment requiring voters to present state-approved identification documents at the polls. The General Assembly later passed a law setting the rules for allowable IDs.

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RALEIGH — Sen. Deanna Ballard, R-Watauga, wants the presiding judge in the Leandro school-finance case to share his perspective on education policy before the Senate Education Committee.

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ROCKINGHAM — With commissioners expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution to make Richmond County a sanctuary for the Second Amendment, one group is expressing concern about the spontaneous movement across the Tar Heel State.

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Wednesday, 22 January 2020 12:46

Consent order in Leandro case sets stage for action

RALEIGH — The long-running Leandro case hasn’t led to a constitutional bombshell — as some experts feared — but, after years of waiting, presiding Judge David Lee has finally set the stage for action.

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RALEIGH — Twenty-five years ago, Robert Leandro and his mother, Kathleen Leandro, lent their name to one of the most significant education lawsuits in North Carolina history. At the time, the family lived in Raeford, a town with a small tax base and a struggling economy. Robert attended a local high school.

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RALEIGH — A surgeon fighting state restrictions on medical equipment lost a court battle Friday, Jan. 9, when Superior Court Judge Gregory McGuire dismissed his specific complaints and sent his broader constitutional challenge before a three-judge panel.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Republican legislators say they were left out of focus groups for a major education report that could seriously affect future policymaking.

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Former Wingate University Pres…

CLEVELAND — The Division 2 Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) has awarded Dr. Jerry McGee, former president of Wingate University, the 2020 D2 CCA Award of Merit. In light of COVID-19... Read more

Richmond County pastor aims to…

ROCKINGHAM — With all of the division currently going on following the death of George Floyd under the knee of a now former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer, one local pastor... Read more

Understanding nitrogen needs o…

RALEIGH — Gardening can provide much needed physical activity and emotional wellbeing to balance the effects of social distancing associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people turn to their lawns... Read more

Mask-erade Prom Parade schedul…

ROCKINGHAM — Days after announcing the Richmond Senior High School class of 2020 will have a “victory lap” graduation parade at Rockingham Speedway, the school updated students and families about... Read more

Webinar series highlighting re…

RALEIGH — The Office of Special Education Programs is hosting the first in a series of webinars focused on ready-to-use resources, tools, and practices from OSEP-funded grantees to support the educational... Read more

Father graduates RichmondCC Su…

HAMLET — Many times sons follow in their father’s footsteps, but for Chad Guinn it was the exact opposite. He followed in his son’s footsteps by completing the Electric Utility Substation... Read more

North Carolina Zoo offers virt…

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is bringing its Summer Camps program to you in a new, online format. Read more

N.C. officials call for strong…

RALEIGH — On a day when North Carolina officials called for strong leadership, it’s unclear who’s actually in charge.  Read more

Nashville Superspeedway to hos…

DOVER, Del. (June 3, 2020) – NASCAR and Dover Motorsports, Inc. have agreed to host a NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway in 2021. Read more

TOP STORY: Richmond County School Board abolishes two-student honor system to include more honorees Read more