CORRECTION: This article was updated at 7:23 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020, to correct an email address.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., is asking for an ethics probe in response to criticism he sold off as much as $1.7 million in stocks just before the market dropped in February amid coronavirus fears.
BEAUFORT — The County Board of Elections has signed off on final county results of the March 3 primary elections.
BEAUFORT — The County Board of Elections approved six more ballots in the March 3 primaries, inching closer to wrapping up the election.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina voters are poised to make history in November electing an African American as lieutenant governor for the first time now that a legislator won the Democratic nomination.
RALEIGH (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense identified two service members killed in Iraq on Sunday as members of a Marine special forces unit based in North Carolina.
This article was last updated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020, with more information.
CARTERET COUNTY — County Commissioner Bob Cavanaugh finished as the Republican choice in the only primary contest for a County Board of Commissioners races.
Reporter's note: This article was last updated at 9:21 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, with more information.
BEAUFORT — Andrew Wigmore was the winner in a three-way Republican primary contest for a seat as a District Court 3B judge.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Thursday, March 5, at 10:45 a.m.
CORRECTION: The headline of this article was updated at 10:03 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, to more accurately capture race results.
CARTERET COUNTY — Voters from 14 states headed to the polls this week for Super Tuesday, among them, Carteret County residents.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina voters were deciding on Super Tuesday which Democrat they believe can unseat Sen. Thom Tillis and whether the current GOP lieutenant governor is the one best suited to oust Gov. Roy Cooper in the fall.
Editor's note: This article was last updated March 4 at 8:50 a.m.
CARTERET COUNTY — With primaries and caucuses in several states already complete, North Carolina voters will head to the polls this week for Super Tuesday, making primary selections in a number of federal, state, district and local contests.
BEAUFORT — The County Board of Elections approved its draft fiscal year 2020-21 budget Tuesday after requesting an extension from the county to submit the spending plan.
CARTERET COUNTY — With North Carolina’s 2020 Primary Election set for Tuesday, voters have just a few more opportunities to cast an early ballot.
CARTERET COUNTY — While the deadline to request an absentee ballot approaches and one-stop early voting continues, the County Board of Elections reported this week there has been some voter confusion regarding districts with primary races.
WCFD budget talks set
This article was updated at 5:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, with more information.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina's newest voter photo identification law seems flawed by “discriminatory intent” and should have been blocked months ago, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday, creating another obstacle to implementing a requirement now demanded by the state constitution.
CARTERET COUNTY — By the time the county’s three one-stop early voting sites wound down for the weekend Friday evening, more than 750 county residents had made their selections in North Carolina’s 2020 Primary Election.