A slew of hopeful candidates flocked to the Lincoln County Board of Elections office on Monday at noon, when the filing period for the 2018 election officially opened.
Lincoln County state Rep. Jason Saine, North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore and several other state legislators hosted the Canadian Minister for Science, Kirsty Duncan, and the Canadian Consul General to the Southeast United States, Nadia Theodore, on Wednesday morning.
A panel of three federal judges has ruled that the North Carolina General Assembly must use the map of the state’s legislative districts drawn by a Stanford University law professor in this year’s elections.
Legislation passed last year to reduce class sizes across the state has come under fire with local school districts now scrambling to come up with the money in next year’s budget to hire more teachers.
A longtime school counselor in Gaston County has shifted her attention to an upcoming campaign for an opportunity to represent House District 110 in the North Carolina General Assembly.
After his visit to the Lincoln County School of Technology on Monday, North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson said that the school was a great model to bring back to Raleigh to structure funding for similar schools across the state.
Lincoln County state Rep Jason Saine has been named the state’s most business-friendly legislator by the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation.
Members of the state’s Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee will be looking into North Carolina’s two virtual charter schools following a presentation last week requesting permanent operation and increased funding.
A panel of federal judges has ruled that the North Carolina General Assembly failed to remedy unconstitutional racial gerrymandering with their redrawing of the state’s election district lines.