GOP judge in North Carolina resigns to prevent 'court unpacking' by legislature - ThinkProgress — ThinkProgress GOP judge in North Carolina resigns to prevent 'court unpacking' by legislature ThinkProgress Roy Cooper, right, is sworn in as North Carolina governor by North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Mark Martin as Cooper's wife, Kristin, watches in the historic Capitol Building in Raleigh, N.C. , Jan. 1, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Ben McKeown, Pool. On ... NC Governor's Judicial Pick Marks Small Win in War With GOP U.S. News & World Report Republican North Carolina judge resigns — and slams the GOP on the way out Raw Story Cooper appoints Democrat to fill NC appeals court seat after GOP judge makes surprise early retirement News & Observer (blog) Richmond County Daily Journal  - Slate Magazine (blog) all 75 news articles »
Flurry of House charter school bills would facilitate segregation of North Carolina's schools - The Progressive Pulse — The Progressive Pulse Flurry of House charter school bills would facilitate segregation of North Carolina's schools The Progressive Pulse It is unlikely that the demographics of the children of the corporate donor class mirror that of the children of North Carolina's public schools. Rep. John R. Bradford III, HB 800's sponsor, described his bill as, “a vehicle where a company can create ... Should charter school enrollment be a corporate employee perk? News & Observer all 44 news articles »
John Lassiter stepping down as chair of Economic Development ... - Charlotte Observer — Charlotte Observer John Lassiter stepping down as chair of Economic Development ... Charlotte Observer John Lassiter, who has chaired the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina since its creation in the fall of 2014, has notified Gov. Roy Cooper that ... and more »
Caution needed on NC budget - Richmond County Daily Journal — Richmond County Daily Journal Caution needed on NC budget Richmond County Daily Journal While recent growth in North Carolina's gross domestic product has been impressive, other indicators such as job creation and per-capita income growth place our state close to the national and regional averages, not above them. That's a bit of a ... and more »
New poll: Voters of all stripes agree that NC electoral maps are rigged - The Progressive Pulse — New poll: Voters of all stripes agree that NC electoral maps are rigged The Progressive Pulse This is from the good folks ta Democracy North carolina : ... Democracy NC is a member of the NC Coalition for Lobbying and Governmental Reform, which spans the liberal-conservative spectrum, from the NC Justice Center to the John Locke Foundation. and more »
16-Year-Old Killed In Early Morning Crash On John Belk Freeway - Patch.com — Patch.com 16-Year-Old Killed In Early Morning Crash On John Belk Freeway Patch.com ... NC -- Police are investigating a single car crash fatality that occurred in the early morning hours of April 26 on a Charlotte freeway, they said Wednesday. At around 2 a.m., a speeding 2005 Toyota Avalon driven by an unidentified white male east ... and more »
Elon Poll: 42 percent think Trump's doing a good job - Winston-Salem Journal — Winston-Salem Journal Elon Poll: 42 percent think Trump's doing a good job Winston-Salem Journal This is the first Elon Poll on presidential performance since Trump carried North Carolina in November and took over the Oval Office in January. But it echoes the results of other surveys. A High Point University poll conducted in February put Trump's ... and more »
John Grisham book tour coming to North Carolina, Quail Ridge ... - News & Observer — News & Observer John Grisham book tour coming to North Carolina, Quail Ridge ... News & Observer When renowned author John Grisham heads out on his first book tour in a quarter-century, one of his stops will be the North Hills bookstore, Quail Ridge Books. and more »
Bill to study breaking up school districts passes NC House - News & Observer — News & Observer Bill to study breaking up school districts passes NC House News & Observer North Carolina lawmakers would look at how to split school districts into smaller ones under a bill passed Wednesday by the state House. House Bill 704 would create a joint ... John Bradford of Mecklenburg County and Rep. Chris Malone of Wake County. House: Marchers take to the street at their own risk Winston-Salem Journal all 12 news articles »
Elon Poll: Trump's N.C. approval rating is 42 percent - Winston-Salem Journal — Winston-Salem Journal Elon Poll: Trump's N.C. approval rating is 42 percent Winston-Salem Journal Only 42 percent of registered North Carolina voters polled approve of the job Trump is doing in Washington, according to an Elon University Poll released today. ... The Elon University Poll surveyed 506 registered N.C. voters by telephone April 18-21 ... and more »