GREENVILLE – Pitt County Board of Elections is reporting that voting is going smoothly so far today with no lines. “We’ve had quiet a turnout – 63,000 so far. We’ve had approximately 50 percent of registered voters, which far exceeds 2012 turnout,” said Ginny Cooper, Chairman of the Pitt County Republican Party. “The voters are definitely coming out, overwhelmingly.”Polling places are staying open until 7:30 this evening.
WINSTON-SALEM British American Tobacco (BAT) has agreed to a $49.4 billion takeover of Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American Inc (RAI), creating the world’s biggest listed tobacco company after it increased an earlier offer by more than […]
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RALEIGH Governor-elect Roy Cooper held a long-awaited victory rally at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh Tuesday night, on the heels of Gov. Pat McCrory’s concession Monday after a protracted and contentious election battle. Having […]