Wednesday Mar 26
A movement emerges against the Duke Energy-Progress monopoly
Or who called the merger a mistake. What could possibly be wrong with one company supplying the electricity to 95 percent of our state? One company that is both public utility and shareholder-owned: Captive customers pay the bills and the company makes all the campaign contributions it wants.
Jefferson Post Online Edition
Will NC make par in 2014?
If North Carolina Democrats were to gain some legislative seats this year, state and national pundits would probably spill gobs of ink - or at least fill gobs of pixels - with elaborate explanations of how the party began to recover its footing in a state it once dominated.
Burlington Times News
State Controller McCoy to retire
North Carolina State Controller David McCoy is retiring from his job at the end of the month in a move that will end a public service career spanning more than 30 years.
Commission candidate took plea to vote charge
A candidate for the Robeson County Board of Commissioners admitted Monday that he had been involved in some questionable election practices 30 years ago and was guilty of a misdeameanor.
John Locke Foundation
Time for a red light on NC's red light camera laws
499 communities across the US operate red light cameras. North Carolina passed SB243 in 2001 under Marc Basnight, Jim Black and Mike Easley's leadership authorizing 16 municipalities across the state to use red light cameras.