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.
North Carolina's State Treasurer is criticizing hospitals across the state, alleging they are not complying with a new federal price transparency rule put in place by the Trump Administration that took effect January 1, 2021.
Several North Carolina Republican legislators have filed a bill, known as the Save Women’s Sports Act, that would block transgender women and girls from joining women’s high school and college athletic teams.
The North Carolina office in charge of administering a program designed to help people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic catch up on rent and utility bills is changing how it handles cases, as more than $60 million meant to help people sits unspent.
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.
The N.C. HOPE Grant program has only spent $42 million of $160 million set aside to help people pay their rent and utility bills. State officials have approved a total of $120 million in grant awards but cannot explain why it's taking so long to get checks cut.
A Matthews man was arrested in Washington, D.C. Wednesday as part of the violent group of pro-Trump supporters that stormed the United States Capitol, causing chaos and bloodshed. He's one of seven arrested on Wednesday with North Carolina ties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has refused to meet with or take any action to pardon four men who were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for crimes they did not commit. As a result, those men cannot get any compensation from the state.
Previously undisclosed text messages obtained by The Associated Press and additional interviews show that the relationship extended beyond suggestive texts to an intimate encounter as recently as July.
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Amid Tillis testing positive for COVID-19 and Cunningham being involved in a sexting scandal, a new poll by Public Policy Polling says the news produced no significant changes on who is leading the race.
Adam Ericson is the democratic nominee running for the District 20 seat in the NC House of Representatives. The district stretches from the northeastern portion of New Hanover County to the Myrtle Grove area, and includes Wrightsville Beach.
Tom Simmons is the democratic nominee running for the District 17 seat in the NC House of Representatives, which includes most of Brunswick County from the southern-most beaches inland to the Leland area.
A virtual forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lower Cape Fear (LWVLCF), YWCA Lower Cape Fear and the North Carolina Coastal Federation was held Thursday evening to hear about key issues from candidates running for NC House District 18, 19, 20 and NC Senate 8 and 9 seats.