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ROCKINGHAM — A national group representing Republican state officials is backing N.C. legislators at the U.S. Supreme Court. Legislative leaders want the high court's permission to intervene in a federal lawsuit targeting voter ID.

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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 — Defenders of North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program want a three-judge panel to hear a lawsuit challenging the voucher program. They're asking the N.C. Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court 's ruling on the issue.

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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 — 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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You’ve heard the argument from Democratic politicians and their ideological allies:

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RALEIGH — A co-chairman of the N.C. Senate's redistricting committee is drawing attention to a national Democratic operative's lead role in drawing alternative election maps for North Carolina. A redistricting lawsuit calls for courts to force North Carolinians to vote under the alternative maps in upcoming elections.

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The restaurant business is hard work. Long hours, narrow profit margins, fierce competition — given the challenges, it’s not surprising that 60 percent of new restaurants fail in their first year.  

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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



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