Category Archives: Raleigh
Mint Hill Police Chief Tim Ledford released a statement today reaffirming his opinion that medical marijuana should not be legalized in North Carolina. Ledford told the Charlotte Observer: “If people start accepting the use, even if it’s medical marijuana use, … Continue reading
With seven Democrats retiring in the N.C. Senate, Republicans think they might be able to win a majority for the first time in 112 years.
Remember all the talk about off shore drilling on North Carolina coasts? Back when gas prices were $4 a gallon, and many of us had to wait in lines to fill up our tanks, off shore drilling became a hot … Continue reading
It was a matter of time… Here’s his letter to Jennifer Robers: ABC Bd Resignation Letter 011410 Helms
View Larger Map Matthews Police Department are searching for a suspect who robbed the Wachovia Bank at 10 am today. The suspect entered the Wachovia Bank located on Matthews Mint Hill Road this morning and ordered everyone in the bank … Continue reading
Sen. Eddie Goodall, who represents the Mint Hill area in the North Carolina Senate, sent this letter to Gov. Bev Perdue last week. It seems state legislatures are beginning to prepare for the passing of massive health care overhaul in … Continue reading
The Office of Governor Bev Perdue today launched a twitter page, https://twitter.com/ncgovoffice, to help citizens find the latest news and information from inside the Governor’s Office and administration. “With only 140 characters, a little bit of twitter can go a … Continue reading
Finding out if an accident will delay your morning commute is as easy as looking at your cell phone. The N.C. Department of Transportation now offers travel information for motorists and ferry passengers on Twitter, a free social-networking Web site. … Continue reading
Gov. Bev Perdue today announced she is fully restoring funds to the lottery capital fund for public schools. Mecklenburg County will get $3.7 million. For a list of what other counties will receive, click here. “When the national recession created … Continue reading
The Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday night drawing has rolled to an estimated $250 million! It’s the largest current lottery jackpot in the world.
It’s time to nominate volunteers to receive the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award by August 28. “Countless North Carolinians dedicate their time to serving their communities, and too often their contributions go unrecognized,” Governor Bev Perdue said. “If you know someone … Continue reading
Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that North Carolinians can save money by purchasing items such as clothing, school supplies and computers during the state’s sales tax holiday that begins on Friday, Aug. 7 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 9. “Especially … Continue reading
On Wednesday, July 22, Weddington native and Miss North Carolina Katherine Southard came to Raleigh to address the House of Representatives and the State Senate. She visited with lawmakers addressing issues dealing with children. She is pictured here with Rep. … Continue reading