RALEIGH The N.C. House GOP met privately Monday to elect their new leadership team. Rep. Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) was re-elected as Speaker of the House, with Sarah Stevens (R-Wilkes) as Speaker Pro Tempore. John Bell(R-Wayne) will continue on as majority leader with Stephen Ross as deputy majority leader and John Hardister (R-Guilford) as majority whip. John Szoka(R-Cumberland) is the new conference chairman.”I’m very honored and blessed to serve as majority leader of the House Caucus,” said Bell.The House Minority Caucus is planning to elect their leadership on December 10.
RALEIGH In a victory for social conservatives, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that North Carolina’s civil magistrates have a right to recuse themselves from performing same-sex marriages.The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld […]
What the Southern pine beetle and other similar species lack in size they more than make up for in destructive power. According to the North Carolina Forestry Service, the Southern pine beetle alone caused nearly […]
NEW YORK A fire department battlion chief was killed and 10 people injured after an explosion ripped through a home in the New York City borough of the Bronx on Tuesday, the fire department […]