John Trump - Carolina Journal News Service

John Trump - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — The pandemic and the government’s general response has exposed a curious paradox.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper may announce the reopening of private bars, as early as Friday.

But at severely limited capacity.

RALEIGH— N.C. bar owners are planning another rally Thursday, Sept. 10, as part of a months-long effort to persuade Gov. Roy Cooper to reopen bars.

RALEIGH — Will Easter is a promising North Carolina musician. A career just starting to take off. I reached him on his cell phone, and he wanted to talk. 

RALEIGH — The Pour House Music Hall and Record Shop is eerily quiet. 

Dusty. Empty. 

RALEIGH — Gyms are still closed in North Carolina, as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper remains among a small handful of governors refusing to reopen them.

I’m tired. 

Tired of the lecturing from Gov. Roy Cooper and his cohorts. Tired of waiting for his edicts. Tired of his pedantic lecturing.

RALEIGH — A N.C. Business Court judge is working through several cases against Gov. Roy Cooper from business owners seeking to reopen.

RALEIGH — Bowling alleys in North Carolina can reopen, though bars, gyms, and amusement parks remain closed.

RALEIGH — Bars in North Carolina will remain closed, a judge ruled Friday, June 26.

The N.C. Bar and Tavern Association filed a lawsuit June 4 on behalf of 185 business owners after Gov. Roy Cooper shut them down March 17 because of worries over COVID-19. 

Page 9 of 13