State politicians are trying to gain traction on a new version of a bill that’s been discussed for years -- a Hate Crimes Prevention Act.The bill, if passed, would require police departments to report on hate crimes and file it a national database. They say its more important now than ever as hate
Lawmakers in North Carolina’s General Assembly have filed nearly a dozen bills concerning PFAS, the group of man-made chemicals which have contaminated the drinking water supply of thousands of residents in the southeastern part of the state.
Sen. Michael Lee (R-New Hanover) is one of the primary sponsors of a bill to expand North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program, which provides funding for low-income or special needs students to attend private schools across the state.
A group of local Democrats gathered together Wednesday to protest recent mass shootings and police brutality. They also condemned Congressman David Rouzer for what they view as his failure to act to protect his constituents from police and gun violence.
When New Hanover County Commissioners meet at 9:00 a.m. Monday morning, March 15, members could take a step forward in a project that could transform a county-owned block of land in downtown Wilmington called Project Grace.
Greta Van Susteren has hosted shows on all three major cable networks in her 25-year television career. She is the guest on this week's episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, looking back at that career and how a toga party played a part in making it happen.
After local leaders raised concerns regarding increasing amounts of litter along roads and highways across southeastern North Carolina, lawmakers from the region have signed on as sponsors to House Bill 100, the Highway Cleanup Act.
WECT caught up with Representative David Rouzer (R) of North Carolina’s 7th district to talk through what happened Wednesday, whether he ever considered changing his vote and who he feels is responsible for the transgressions against our democracy’s sacred ground.
Members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation are reacting to the events that unfolded Wednesday when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed Capitol Hill during the debate on certifying electoral votes in the 2020 presidential election.
Even though most of the signatories are far-right conservatives who come from deep red districts, the filing meant that roughly one-quarter of the U.S. House believes the Supreme Court should set aside election results.
Election administrators across North Carolina continue to update the information of people who voted on election day, even as calls increase for that information to be made public much sooner. But the process is working on schedule, just as it always has.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections now says there are approximately 94,900 outstanding absentee-by-mail ballots statewide that could be accepted and added to the general election results during the pre-canvassing process.
Boards of Elections in southeastern North Carolina counties have set meetings to approve provisional ballots cast by voters on Election Day, and remaining absentee ballots received after the election but postmarked on November 3.
Political newcomer Republican Mark Robinson won the race for lieutenant governor of North Carolina, according to the Associated Press. He will be the state’s first ever African-American lieutenant governor.
Control of the North Carolina General Assembly, and thus a hand in the once-a-decade redraw of congressional and state legislative maps, may come down to a handful of state Senate races. And the money aimed at those races shows it.
One-stop early voting runs from Thursday, October 15 to Saturday, October 31, in counties across North Carolina. Local Boards of Elections have set up several locations where voters can cast ballots ahead of Election Day, November 3.
Six candidates are running for three seats on the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in the 2020 General Election. All six took part in a Power Breakfast event sponsored by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.
Democratic senatorial nominee Cal Cunningham refused to elaborate Friday on questions regarding an alleged extra-marital affair and his admission of sending sexual texts to a woman who is not his wife.
Most absentee ballots cast from the five-county area of southeastern North Carolina for the 2020 general election are from registered democratic voters, according to an analysis of data provided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
Rep. Ted Davis is the republican nominee running for the District 20 seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives, which includes the northeastern part of New Hanover County and Wrightsville Beach.