July 10, 2018
There will be voting on the final Saturday of early voting after all, following lawmakers and Gov. Roy Cooper agreeing on restoring it.
There's also a request before the Pasquotank County Board of Elections to offer extended early voting hours this fall – including offering Sunday voting on…
July 10, 2018
CAMDEN — Sissy Aydlett has filed for reelection to the Camden County Board of Education.
Aydlett is the first of the incumbent school board members in Camden to file for reelection. Another incumbent, Jason Banks, has said he plans to run but had not yet filed for a seat as of Monday.
July 09, 2018
Should the General Assembly have more control over filling vacant judges' seats and who oversees the state's elections?
July 08, 2018
Should North Carolinians be constitutionally protected against higher income tax rates?
Area Republican lawmakers say yes, while an area Democratic lawmaker says locking in a lower tax rate will make it harder for the state to meet its future obligations, particularly in education.
July 07, 2018
North Carolina voters will decide this fall whether the state’s heritage of hunting and fishing should be enshrined in the state constitution.
“The right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife is a valued part of the state's heritage and shall be forever preserved for the…
July 06, 2018
North Carolina's crime victims would have expanded rights under a proposed constitutional amendment going before voters this fall.
Those rights would come with a price tag, however, as district attorney's offices would need more staff to meet the amendment's requirements.
Last month, lawmakers…
July 04, 2018
CAMDEN — A second political newcomer has filed for one of three open seats on the Camden County Board of Education in this fall’s general election.
Roger Morgan filed Tuesday at the Camden Board of Elections Office for the one of the seats currently held by incumbents Jason Banks, Sissy…
June 25, 2018
Filing for election to the school boards in Camden and Chowan counties begins in the next week and at least one incumbent won’t be seeking re-election.
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…
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.