Politics Mar 04North Carolina Democrats see opportunity in do-over election
A ballot-fraud scandal that brought down a Republican candidate and led North Carolina to order a do-over congressional election could give the Democrats a strong shot at taking back a seat that has been held by the GOP since John…
Politics Dec 06North Carolina GOP open to new election if fraud affected outcome
Entertaining the idea of a new election represents a significant change from last Thursday, when state GOP Chairman Robin Hayes issued a statement saying: "Democrats are throwing everything, including the kitchen sink, at the wall to try and steal an…
Politics Dec 04North Carolina congressional race remains uncalled as absentee ballot probe unfolds
The nation's last unresolved fall congressional race is awash in doubt as North Carolina election investigators concentrate on a rural county where absentee-ballot fraud allegations are so flagrant they've put the Election Day result into question.
Nation Sep 24Carolina residents prepare to evacuate as rivers rise
Authorities are urging 8,000 people on the South Carolina coast to be prepared to flee flooding that is expected to being Tuesday.
Economy Sep 21Hurricane Florence could cost Carolina farms billions in damage
In South Carolina crop damage has been estimated at $125 million so far.
Nation Sep 17Hurricane Florence breaches manure lagoon, coal ash pit in North Carolina
North Carolina environmental regulators say several open-air manure pits at hog farms have failed, spilling pollution.
Politics Aug 28North Carolina’s congressional map still unlawful with partisan bias, judges rule
Federal judges on Monday affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina's congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship.
Politics Jan 18North Carolina Republicans don’t have to redraw maps by next week, Supreme Court rules
The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state’s congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines.
Nation Jan 10GOP vows to fight judges’ decision to strike down North Carolina House districts
A federal court's decision to strike down North Carolina's congressional map has cast uncertainty over the state's 2018 U.S. House races and thrust the state into a national debate over reducing the role of partisanship in drawing electoral districts.
Politics Jan 09Judges say North Carolina must redraw GOP’s gerrymandered map
In their ruling Tuesday, the judges ordered the General Assembly to approve another set of districts by Jan. 24.