During the public comments several people spoke out about the 6th grade band being eliminated throughout the county. And the other subject was the budget. (Watch Video)
Raleigh, N.C. — The head of one of the largest minority chambers of commerce in the Southeast failed to show up Wednesday for a court appearance on a traffic citation that’s put him at the center of a WRAL News investigation. (Read more)
Note: This is just sad. Somebody ought to have checked this guy out. Curmilus Dancy II – The Political Agitator
TARBORO — Tarboro Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to cut their salary by 3 percent to show town employees "we care about them" in wake of reducing the town’s contribution to the 401(k) fund from 9 percent to 6 percent to help balance the fiscal year 2011-12 budget. (Read more)
On a party-line vote, the House Elections committee voted today to shorten the early voting period from 18 days to 11 days.
Early or "one-stop" voting has become increasingly popular over the past few years. A recent study by Catawba College professor Dr. Michael Bitzer found that 60% of the ballots cast in NC’s 2008 general election were cast before Election Day, up from 30% in 2004. (Read more)