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2018 Elections

June 20, 2018

The Democratic candidate for N.C. Senate in the 1st District told an audience in Elizabeth City this week that he favors so-called “ban the box” legislation to give former felons a better chance of gaining public employment.

Cole Phelps, a county commissioner in Washington County, told…

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June 18, 2018

Lawmakers representing Pasquotank and surrounding counties are split on a controversial bill that would increase early voting hours in many counties but would also eliminate the last Saturday of voting.

May 28, 2018

CAMDEN — Regardless of who wins the Camden sheriff’s election this November, the sheriff’s office is likely to continue assigning a second deputy to help provide security at the county’s five schools.

Both Republican candidate Kevin Jones and Democrat candidate Rick Trevena…

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May 26, 2018

A grand jury’s indictment of state Rep. Bob Steinburg’s legislative assistant casts a cloud over his office, Steinburg’s Democratic opponent in Senate District 1 claimed on Friday.

“This indictment is very troubling and raises a number of serious questions about Rep. Bob…

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May 22, 2018

CAMDEN — Kevin Jones is now officially the Republican Party nominee for Camden sheriff in the fall election.

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May 22, 2018

Ron Wesson says North Carolina's House District 1 needs a strong voice who will speak to the region's priorities, and that he is that voice.

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May 18, 2018

CAMDEN — As expected, Camden Sheriff Rodney Meads has called for a recount of votes cast in the May 8 Republican sheriff’s primary after falling eight votes short of winning the election.

Meads, who still trailed primary winner Kevin Jones following the official canvass of the primary…

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May 18, 2018

CAMDEN — Camden Sheriff Rodney Meads said Thursday he is likely to request a recount of the votes cast in the May 8 Republican primary for sheriff after the county Board of Elections completes its canvass of the election today.

Meads, who lost his bid for election to N.C. Highway…

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May 16, 2018

Now that the votes have been cast and the political campaign signs are beginning to fade, maybe its time to offer a few post mortem observations about the Republican primary for NC Senate race for District 1 – one of the hottest in the state.

Our own Bob Steinburg soundly defeated Clark…

May 14, 2018

CURRITUCK — Both Currituck commission incumbents who lost their re-election bids last week said they have no regrets about their campaigns or the stances they’ve taken on issues.

Marion Gilbert fell to challenger Owen Etheridge in her bid for a third term representing District 5 during…

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