August 04, 2018
First House District candidate Ron Wesson was one of six North Carolina Democrats to pick up an unexpected endorsement this week from perhaps their party’s biggest star: former President Barack Obama.
August 01, 2018
CAMDEN — For the first time in more than 20 years, there won’t be a Wilson on the Camden Board of Education after this fall’s election.
Chris Wilson, who was first elected to the Camden school board in 2002, succeeding his brother Rickey Wilson, who didn’t seek re-election,…
July 29, 2018
Democratic state Senate candidate D. Cole Phelps said last week that contrary to state Republicans’ false characterization of him, he supports the Second Amendment and doesn’t want to take people’s guns away.
Phelps, who was in Elizabeth City Thursday to speak at the closing…
July 28, 2018
CAMDEN – The case of a former state House candidate charged with cyberstalking a Camden County commissioner apparently is now on hold for another four months.
Candice Hunter on Friday morning was in the Camden Courtroom where Chief District Judge Edgar Barnes was presiding. However, District…
July 20, 2018
Since this spring, Democratic House District 1 candidate Ron Wesson has raised more than three times what his Republican opponent, Ed Goodwin, has, based on the candidates’ latest campaign finance reports.
Wesson raised $13,263 from April 22 to June 30, while Goodwin raised only $4,159 in…
July 19, 2018
HERTFORD — The two candidates for Perquimans sheriff have raised nearly $40,000 combined for their campaigns in this fall’s election, new campaign filing reports show.
Republican challenger Jim Bray has raised the most — nearly $20,000 — while spending roughly $16,100, his…
July 18, 2018
Pasquotank County is willing to offer four more hours of early voting in this fall’s election than state law requires, according to a vote Tuesday by the county's new, four-member board of elections.
In what members described as a “compromise,” the board's two Republicans and two…
July 14, 2018
Area Democrats are marshaling their forces for November, including in Elizabeth City where they met Thursday to rally around Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's “Break the Majority” initiative.
“This is going to be a heavy lift,” but “we have to break this super-majority this…
July 13, 2018
CAMDEN — Camden voters will have a race for school board this fall.
Incumbent Jason Banks filed Thursday for a second term, becoming the fourth candidate to file for the three open seats on the board this fall.
Banks, a dentist with a practice in Elizabeth City, joins fellow incumbent…
July 13, 2018
Democrat Cole Phelps has edged ahead of his Republican opponent, state Rep. Bob Steinburg, in fundraising for their Senate District 1 race, new campaign finance reports show.
Thanks largely to a surge in fundraising since late April, Phelps now leads Steinburg in total contributions for their…