News out of North Carolina

Livingston prevails after school board recount

A recount by the Lee County Board of Elections confirmed Tuesday that candidate Ophelia Livingston will join the Lee County Board of Education. Livingston, a candidate who finished third out … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Holderness Family | What it all means

Back in February, the Rant posted a short — yet powerful — message to the Triangle’s Holderness family after their SnowDay OMG The Musical video, asking them, politely, to stop. … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Housing director finalist had felony past

The Sanford Herald reports via Facebook that the Sanford Housing Authority hired a new director Wednesday night after a “heated discussion.” Shannon McLean of the Durham Housing Authority was selected … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Womack not done just yet

The outgoing majority on the Lee County Board of Commissioners appears set to make a lame duck appointment Monday that will allow controversial Commissioner Jim Womack to keep his hands … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 13 Comments

Fun with audio: Mike Stone edition

Sick of hearing about Mike Stone yet? Sorry. Friend of the Rant Mike Stone (R-Tenn.) is out with a new attack video that’s basically a total lie. The television spot, … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Herald endorses Mike Stone, with Adam Sandler gifs

The Sanford Herald endorsed Mike Stone and his re-election bid to the state House of Representatives, despite Mike’s strong attempts over the last two years to prevent any media from … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

More GOP mailer silliness

The North Carolina Republican Party dropped a mail piece this week with false claims about Brad Salmon’s 2012 race for the state senate. Salmon, a Democrat, is running this year … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

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