NC Supreme Court suspends candidate filing, moves 2022 primary back to May

In the latest round of legal jousting triggered by lawsuits challenging the fairness of North Carolina’s newly redrawn U.S. House and state legislative maps, the state’s Supreme Court on Dec. 8 suspended candidate filing for all offices for the 2022 primary election. No new date for a filing period has been set. At the same time, […]

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Dare cited as ‘most vaccinated rural county in the South,’ Hyde in top 3

By a number of measures, Dare County has, thus far, done a better-than-average job of getting its residents vaccinated against COVID-19. According to data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 61% of the county’s population had been fully vaccinated as of Aug. 1. That is significantly better than the 47% of […]

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North Carolina’s light-colored COVID map is good news

(North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services) The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ (NCDHHS) new COVID-19 County Alert Map update from May 27 tells the story of the ongoing substantial progress in reducing COVID transmission in the state. By way of comparison, back in late December, about two-thirds of the state’s […]

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