NORTH CAROLINA POLITICS


8/22/2017 9:50pm

Police officers gather around Silent Sam.

Legal issues complicate Silent Sam's removal

  Silent Sam remains standing in McCorkle Place despite calls from leaders — including Gov. Roy Cooper — across the state for its removal. The Heritage Protection Act of 2015 has complicated efforts to remove the Confederate monument, which leaves the monument's fate in legal limbo.


6/7/2017 10:04pm

NC Attorney General Joshua Stein addressed the state's opioid epidemic at a public health conference on Wednesday.

Steins address opioid epidemic in NC

NC Attorney General Joshua Stein addressed the opioid epidemic in North Carolina at Wednesday's North Carolina Local Health Director’s Conference, held at the UNC School of Government.