Friday, July 19, 2019

Cooper calls on GOP leaders to compromise

July 19, 2019 - 2 minutes ago

Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday he has not issued an ultimatum to Republican legislative leaders to expand Medicaid — but does hope they will compromise on expanding the health care insurance program to cover more low-income North Carolinians.

Cooper, who was interviewed by phone, said he also…

Pasquotank close to third grant for COA boardwalk repairs

July 19, 2019

Pasquotank County is closing in on another grant to repair the public boardwalk behind the College of The Albemarle.

Pasquotank commissioners voted Monday to send a final grant application to the N.C. Division of Coastal Management for $88,611 to repair another section of the Fenwick-Hollowell…

Trump rallies thousands in Greenville after impeachment vote fails

July 18, 2019

GREENVILLE — President Donald Trump visited Greenville on Wednesday and rallied thousands of his supporters at Minges Coliseum in the wake of a failed impeachment vote and a continued push against his political rivals.

The president made his comments shortly after landing at Pitt-Greenville…

Reid withdraws from Hertford mayor's race

July 17, 2019

HERTFORD — Hertford's mayor has withdrawn his candidacy for re-election, expressing concern he might get into a physical altercation with other town officials if he remains in office.

Horace Reid, who was elected Hertford mayor in 2015 after serving on the town council for a number of terms,…