FAYETTEVILLE (AP) A county attorney in North Carolina is one of two men killed in a weekend wreck. Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. Matt Hardee told news outlets that 34-year-old Patrick Pait of Lumberton was one of the men killed in ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina’s election board has sided with a legislator over a complaint that alleged he didn’t live in the district in which he was running for the primary. The board voted 7-1 May 3 to uphold a local elections panel ruling ...Read More »
LILLINGTON (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory plans to expand the state’s veterans’ treatment court. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported (http://bit.ly/1wrvmwz) McCrory’s announcement comes as the first class graduated from the program Wednesday. It helps veterans avoid convictions by ...
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Tucker v. Fayetteville State University (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-16-0367, 5 pp.) (Sanford L. Steelman Jr., J.) Appealed from Cumberland County Superior Court. (E. Lynn Johnson, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Plaintiff ...Read More »
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Cathey v. Cathey. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0205, 9 pp.) (Ann Marie Calabria, J.) Appealed from Cumberland County District Court. (Laura A. Devan, J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: The Veterans’ Administration has increased ...Read More »
State v. Whitted. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0156, 21 pp.) (Linda Stephens, J.) Appealed from Cumberland County Superior Court. (James F. Ammons Jr., J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Given defendant’s past history of ...Read More »