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Aug 14, 2018

Williams resigning from House; Hanes’ successor named

RALEIGH (AP) There are more comings and goings at the North Carolina House as one Republican member will resign and local activists chose a replacement for a Democrat who stepped down last week. GOP Rep. Linda Hunt Williams of Wake County announced Aug. 13 she is retiring Aug. 31 because her husband is taking a […]

Jul 5, 2018

Power to take public worker’s resignation defined

Whether correctional officer Jeffrey Hunt told another prison employee “I quit” is irrelevant, according to a novel June 19 state Court of Appeals decision that makes clear who can and cannot accept the resignation of a public employee. Hunt allegedly submitted the verbal resignation to Queen Gerald, a unit manager at the Scotland Correctional Institution […]

Jan 13, 2015

State House majority leader to resign

The House majority leader for the past two years announced Monday he's leaving the North Carolina General Assembly to take a job with the office of State Treasurer Janet Cowell.

Apr 18, 2014

Wake has 41 percent hike in teacher resignations

Wake County school officials say the number of teacher resignations has increased 41 percent this year.

Jan 8, 2014

Embattled DHHS spokesman quits, takes DC job

The communications director for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is resigning.

Jan 3, 2014

Councilman resigns in Klingon

Call it a politician boldly going where no one has gone before.

Aug 1, 2013

Head of nonprofit resigns after critical audit

The chairwoman of the Rural Economic Development Center has resigned after weeks of critical reports on spending by the taxpayer-funded nonprofit.

Jul 31, 2013

NC’s public health director resigns

North Carolina's public health director has resigned, 18 months after her appointment.

Jun 13, 2013

Rucho resigns as chairman after tax plan rejected

A chief architect of a North Carolina tax overhaul plan that's been rejected by other Senate Republicans and the governor said June 13 that he has resigned as co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

May 22, 2013

House finance chair resigns, blames Tillis

A chairman of the state House Finance Committee says he's stepping down over displeasure with decisions of the Republican-led legislature and mistreatment from Speaker Thom Tillis.

Apr 18, 2013

Two Durham cops resign before charges are dismissed

Two Durham police officers have resigned after being accused of illegally restraining and assaulting a man earlier this year.

Jun 14, 2011

Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Termination – Photos – Disability – Wrongful Discharge Claim – Resignation

Blair v. Randolph County Board of Education Even though plaintiff has alleged a disability, she has also alleged that her employment was terminated because of ("perfectly innocent") photos of her that were posted on a restaurant's website. Thus, plaintiff has failed to allege a causal relationship between her disability and the termination of her employment. Plaintiff has failed to state [...]

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