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ROCKINGHAM — A federal government mandate requiring large private-sector employers to have their workers get vaccinated or submit to weekly testing was sidelined by the Supreme Court on Thursday.

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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 — 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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ROCKINGHAM — Three men are accused of stealing catalytic converters in unrelated cases and two of the defendants reportedly had meth.

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Some laws turn out to be unconstitutional. It’s usually up to the courts to make that determination.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper signed three bills into law Thursday, Dec. 9, but also vetoed three bills.

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Monday, 29 November 2021 12:23

U.S. Supreme Court to hear N.C. voter ID case

RALEIGH — The U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday, Nov. 24, that it will hear a case early next year involving North Carolina’s voter ID law. At issue is whether state legislative leaders are allowed to intervene in the case to defend the law.

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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 — 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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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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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 can…

ROCKINGHAM — Winter weather in the Friday forecast has led to several more closures and cancellations. Read more

Dangerous travel conditions an…

RALEIGH – As state transportation crews prepared for the next winter storm, officials urged people to prepare by getting any needed supplies now because this storm will likely make travel... Read more

- Richmond County Schools cancels classes for Friday - Additional COVID-related death, more than 300 cases reported in Richmond County - Richmond County pair facing negligent child abuse charges Read more