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Election Results: State Races Impacting Wayne County

Election Results: State Races Impacting Wayne County

Incumbent state legislators appear on the road to reelection following Tuesday’s results: In the North Carolina State Senate District 7 race, Republican Jim Perry defeated Democratic challenger Donna Lake. In the State House, incumbent District 10 Rep. John Bell of Wayne County handily defeated Democrat Carl Martin. The District 21 State House race has incumbent…read more »

Latest N.C. Bills Would Allow Further Reopening, July 4th Celebrations

Latest N.C. Bills Would Allow Further Reopening, July 4th Celebrations

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly has finalized yet another Republican attempt to let more businesses reopen despite Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 restrictions on commerce. Lawmakers also sent the Democratic governor a measure approved Tuesday that would prevent his executive order limiting outdoor gatherings from blocking July 4 parades or fireworks. Cooper…read more »

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