Carolina Journal


Charlotte protester’s First Amendment claims can proceed under judge’s recommendation

A federal magistrate judge recommends that a man injured during a 2020 Charlotte protest against police violence can proceed with First Amendment legal claims against the city and police officers. Kyre Mitchell says he lost two fingers after handling a flashbang grenade police threw toward him during the protest.

CJ Staff

Trump draws thousands in Greensboro ahead of Super Tuesday

“On November 5th we have to get the worst president in the history of America the hell out of office,” bellowed Trump at a rally in Greensboro Saturday afternoon. “We have to tell him, “Joe, You’re fired! Get the hell out Joe!”” Donald Trump appeared before large crowds in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Saturday as...

Brayden Marsh

Haley campaign stop in Charlotte kicks off weekend of dueling rallies

Former South Carolina governor and Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley made a campaign stop in Charlotte on Friday ahead of the Tuesday, March 5 presidential primary in North Carolina. She was introduced by South Carolina Congressman Ralph Norman.

Zach Rounceville

Bald Head Island, transportation provider split on lawsuit’s timeline

The Village of Bald Head Island and the provider of transportation services to and from the mainland are taking contrasting approaches to the timeline for resolving a legal dispute. Competing court filings Thursday at the North Carolina Court of Appeals exposed the divide.

CJ Staff





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Carolina Journal’s Donna King analyzes the Leandro case and NC school funding

Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses North Carolina’s Leandro education funding lawsuit and reforming the state’s system of paying for students’ education needs. King offered these comments during the Feb. 23, 2024, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “State Lines.”

Donna King

State Government



Coming off South Carolina victory, Trump to rally in Greensboro Saturday

In South Carolina's Saturday Republican presidential primary, 60% of voters choose former President Donald Trump as their nominee for the 2024 presidential race. Just over 39% of voters chose the state's former governor, Nikki Haley, as the nominee. The vote comes as North Carolina voters prep for the March 5 primary and as Trump plans a visit to Greensboro this weekend.

Donna King

Report: Nearly half a million illegal immigrants reside in NC

The United States, including North Carolina, is facing a growing number of serious issues due to the millions of illegal immigrants that have come into the country since President Joe Biden took office, and experts say the problems are likely to get a lot worse.

Theresa Opeka

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