The latest ECU poll, conducted June 22-25, shows a virtual tie in the race for president in North Carolina, with former Vice-President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump among registered voters by one percentage point 45% to 44%.
The North Carolina Zoo has reopened after closing for nearly three months due to the pandemic. Debbie Fuchs, the Zoo's Public Information Officer, said there have been many changes including time ticketing. Visitors will need to go online to purchase a ticket for a specific time. Fuchs said this is to ensure shorter lines into the zoo and better social distancing.
One of the South’s largest grocery store chains is announcing a recall of some salads sold in its stores. Publix announced that Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Fresh Express 11.5-ounce Southwest Chopped Kit.
Governor Cooper has ordered that Confederate monuments at the State Capitol be taken down in response to Friday’s demonstration in which two statues were toppled and dragged and hung in the streets of downtown Raleigh.
Republican legislators have advanced bills to allow more types of businesses shuttered under Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 executive order to reopen and to limit lawsuits by some who’ve contracted the virus.
More than 1,000 law enforcement officers in North Carolina have had their certifications revoked for criminal or unethical behavior since the 1970s, but the reasons why have not usually been made public.
The state general assembly has sent a bill to the desk of Governor Roy Cooper that will temporarily waive the DMV road tests to allow teen drivers to receive their level two limited provisional license.
Gov. Roy Cooper has unveiled a state commission and other initiatives to address socioeconomic and health disparities for African Americans and Latinos in North Carolina underscored during the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Donald Trump says he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has called on the National Guard to help protect against the violence and destruction taking place amid riots across the state, after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday.
The Republican National Committee says it wants to hear from North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper by Wednesday on whether the state can fully accommodate the party's national convention in August this summer.