News out of North Carolina

Dale Jr. tweets his racing career began in Sanford

1986 My 1st race ever. With @mikehermanjr at Cameron Raceway – Sanford, NC. Mike's & my dad n the background. #tbt— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) April 17, 2014 Daytona … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Motions in illegal meeting suit against county to be heard Monday

The Lee County Board of Commissioners, three individual commissioners and the county attorney will bring a motion to dismiss and a motion to strike a lawsuit brought on by county … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Report ranks ‘effectiveness’ of state house, senate members

The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research released its biennial legislator effectiveness rankings this week. Since the report ranks all 170 of North Carolina’s legislators, the region’s representatives were all, … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

NC House candidate’s FB page talks of secession, ‘listless Negroes’

A tip for all of you 23-year-olds considering a run for public office — clean up your Facebook page. And when you think you’ve gotten rid of everything damning, go … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Lawsuit filed over Lee commissioners’ meeting at Trace

Jay Calendine, a Lee County political activist and proverbial thorn in the side for the county’s Republican-majority board of commissioners, filed a lawsuit against the board today seeking a final … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Liggett: Men need paternity leave; Esiason is a moron

Rarely does a hot national topic completely coincide with my real-life experience. But here we are, America, talking about two knucklehead sports goons who have publicly criticized a Major League … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

N.C. Senate candidate uses Trayvon photo in road signs

Most political candidates spend time poring over fonts and colors in order to find the perfect road sign. James Clark, the Democratic candidate for District 12 of North Carolina’s State Senate, … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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