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Lawmakers Seek To Undo ‘Roadblocks’ To Revising I-77 Tolls Contract

March 25th, 2019|

State lawmakers from the Charlotte area have filed a bill they say would remove legal "roadblocks" to re-negotiating the contract for toll lanes on Interstate 77. Those roadblocks are two provisions that Republicans added to the 2018-19 state budget bill. One requires the governor to notify the legislature 60 days [...]

Rep. Beasley Joins Race For Lt. Gov. Democratic Nomination

March 22nd, 2019|

State Rep. Chaz Beasley of Charlotte says he's running for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in 2020. Beasley made the announcement in a Facebook Live video Thursday night. "I believe that we have to build a state where everybody, regardless of their background, regardless of who they are, regardless [...]

Should schools teach mortgages, credit cards and financial literacy?

February 27th, 2019|

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and a bipartisan group of senators want high school students to get a full-semester financial literacy class. Senate Bill 134 would require the class as a graduation requirement, and teachers would be required to receive training run by the N.C. Council on Economic Education, a nonprofit [...]

Local Events Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy

January 17th, 2019|

The Coalition of Churches’ celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. begins Friday with a banquet held at the Lincoln Country Club. The celebration lasts through the weekend, culminating in a march to the Court Square in downtown Lincolnton on Monday, followed by a ceremony. Ola Mae Foster, president of [...]


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