The biggest threat is posed by sophisticated international fraud rings that often use stolen identities to apply for benefits, filling out the forms with a wealth of accurate information that enables their applications to “sail through the system.”
The resignation of the two Republican members of the North Carolina State Board of Elections late Wednesday night has raised new questions about a vote, taken by the board in a closed session, that would ease some legal requirements pertaining to absentee by mail ballots.
Former Columbus County Animal Control Director Joey Prince says he is not guilty of criminal charges leveled against him in 2018, but cannot clear his name because the District Attorney still has not taken his case to trial.
Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.
DYLAN LOVAN, REBECCA REYNOLDS YONKER and PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN
President Trump’s daughter-in-law and Wrightsville Beach native, Lara Trump, rounded out two days of campaigning for the president across North Carolina with a quick visit to Wilmington Wednesday night.
A Superior Court judge heard arguments Wednesday morning after a group filed a lawsuit seeking to delay the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center until the hospital and New Hanover County turn over documents related to the transaction.
Dr. Susan Graziano, current principal at Penderlea School, will join the Topsail High as an assistant principal while Topsail High assistant principal Fallon Fuller will move to Penderlea School as the interim principal.