Tuesday May 14
Civil protections curtailed for state workers under McCrory bill
Pat McCrory. House lawmakers voted 110-5 to remake the grievance procedures for about 90,000 state workers, moving the key link in the appeal process from the hands of an independent administrative law judge to hearing officers named by political appointees of the governor.
Senate bill would defund AdvantageWest
AdvantageWest, along with the state's three other rural economic development partnerships, could lose public funding and turn over the task of recruiting new businesses for the region to the N.C. Department of Commerce.
GOP wants to revamp way judges are elected
Unanimously approved a constitutional amendment repealing the literacy test for voting.
Asheville area man charged in break-ins
Eric Lee Worley, 31, of Walt Drive, was charged Monday with three counts of breaking and entering and larceny and one count of felony larceny, according to warrants at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.
Jefferson Post Online Edition
Ashe Democrats organize for 2014
Ashe County Democratic Party members : West Jefferson Mayor Dale Baldwin; 2nd Vice Chair Polly Jones, Chair Melba Jones; Theresa Stevens Register of Deeds Deatte Roten; Henry Doss; Mary Blackburn; Election Board Chair Chris Arvidson; Jennie Bush; Johanna Gorham; Roy Carter; Brenda McMillan; Mary Caryl Elmore; Secretary John Sears; State Executive ... (more)