Voters in Rutherford County can begin casting ballots in the General Election 2014 at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at three One-Stop voting locations. Early voting concludes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1.
North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders plan to appeal a ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
During campaign season, candidates throw out a lot of numbers and assumptions of fact during stump speeches and debates.
The U.S. Senate needs Thom Tillis because of leadership skills he exhibited as North Carolina House speaker, John McCain said Thursday while later criticizing colleague Kay Hagan for missing key Armed Service Committee meetings as national security issues grew.
Transparency and reputation were the two highlights seven candidates for Rutherford County Commission talked about during a forum Tuesday night sponsored by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.
Republican incumbent Rep. Mike Hager and Democrat challenger Lisa Harris Bralley showed their divide on school vouchers, the state’s transportation funding system and fracking Tuesday night during a candidate forum at the Cool Springs Administrative offices in Forest City.
Over the last few weeks, Rutherford County residents have had numerous opportunities to visit with candidates running for public office.
Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry and Democrat challenger Tate MacQueen fielded questions ranging from immigration to gun rights during a candidate forum Tuesday afternoon in Rutherfordton.
A sad chapter on politics in Charlotte came to an end Tuesday when former mayor Patrick Cannon was sentenced to four years in jail following a plea agreement on corruption charges.
The former mayor of North Carolina's largest city was sentenced Tuesday to nearly four years in prison in a federal corruption case that spanned the time he was a councilman to when he took over in the executive office.
State lawmakers are recommending changes in the medical examiner system in North Carolina to deal with what they call "serious and significant" issues.
I am as strong a proponent for using email as a form of personal and professional communication as the next person.
The group operating to win a Republican U.S. Senate majority in November says it's more than doubling its investment to support North Carolina GOP nominee Thom Tillis in his bid to unseat Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
A North Carolina trial court judge has ordered state election officials to retool Watauga County's early voting plan to include at least one voting center at Appalachian State University for later this month.
A North Carolina judge says Charlotte will maintain control of one of the nation's busiest airports instead of a commission pushed by state Republican lawmakers.
Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina's higher education institutions need to focus more on teaching the skills that employers need.
Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon faces sentencing this week for his guilty plea to federal bribery charges.
Candidates seeking the office of District Attorney, Clerk of Court and Sheriff of Rutherford County will gather Monday at 7 p.m. for a political forum in the meeting room at Cool Springs Administrative Office on West Main Street in Forest City.
Lawyers for North Carolina Republican leaders on Friday filed a legal brief urging a federal judge to allow them to intervene in a pair of cases seeking to overturn the state's gay marriage ban.
Remember in school when the teacher called your name at the beginning of the day to make sure you were present for class?
The North Carolina Association of Educators hosted a candidate forum for the North Carolina House of Representatives District 112 Thursday night.
A week after a U.S. Circuit Court panel ruled against provisions of the state’s voting law, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the decision, citing the time it would take to reinstate same-day registration and the counting of provisional ballots out of precinct.
Lawmakers run from chairing committees to giving speeches to casting votes, raising campaign money all the while. It's what they do, whether serving on Capitol Hill or at the statehouse. No one has perfect attendance.
Candidates for the Rutherford County Board of Education and the North Carolina House District 112 will face each other today in separate political forum at R-S Central High School.
A 60-day comment period has been opened by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) on its Strategic Transportation Corridors (STC).