School suspension notice requirements will be standardized, and the mandatory high school graduation project won’t be required once two bills championed by N.C. Rep. Angela Bryant become laws. (Rocky Mount Telegram)
Gov. Bev Perdue is reviewing three potential candidates to replace former District Court Judge Robert Evans and hopes to make a decision in the coming weeks, a spokeswoman for the governor said this week.
Perdue, who in April appointed Evans to replace retiring District Attorney Howard Boney, must choose between . . . (Rocky Mount Telegram)
At the specific urging of the NC NAACP and other leaders, Gov. Beverly Perdue has ordered, through Executive Order No. 13 titled ”Support for Historically Underutilized Businesses,” that ”Each executive branch agency should strive to increase the total amount of goods and services acquired by it from HUB (historically underutilized businesses) firms, whether directly as principal contractors or indirectly as subcontractors, or otherwise.” (The Wilmington Journal)
The 7th Judicial Bar met last week and 3 names were chosen to be presented to Governor Perdue. The bar chose Anthony Brown black male, (got the most votes), Sharon Sprinkle white female, and Millicent Graves black female. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher
We would like to thank Gov. Perdue for appointing Robert Evans as the 7th Judicial District’s district attorney. His appointment signified the beginning of a new era of diversity and hope for our state and for justice in eastern North Carolina. We believe that he will serve our district with dignity, fairness and skill. (The Wilson Times)
My comments submitted to The Wilson Times.
These are some ignant comments. To compare the NAACP to the KKK is just funny as hell.
If all of the offices were diverse there would be no demands or anything to talk about. But since there is only one black D.A. and at the moment no black judge since Robert Evans is now the D.A. Oh well some folks want to divert from the real truth.
Teachers and state employees opened their checks this weekend to a little less pay since an executive order from Gov. Bev Perdue has reduced their salaries. (Rocky Mount Telegram)
Attorney Lamont Wiggins didn’t make the cut, I wonder why? C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher
The Seventh Judicial District of the N.C. Bar Association submitted three names Tuesday for Gov. Bev Perdue to consider as potential replacements for former N.C. District Court Judge Robert Evans. (Rocky Mount Telegram)
Gov. Beverly Perdue asked for — and received — the resignation of N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Commission Chairman Doug Fox today, hours after newspapers gave Perdue’s office a copy of a racist photo illustration sent from Fox’s e-mail address after the election in November.
The e-mail included an altered photo of the White House that turned the South Lawn into an enormous watermelon patch. The phrase “There goes the neighborhood…” was printed above the photo. (News & Observer)