• VIDEO: Campaign Website Raises Ethics Questions

    RALEIGH — State Rep. Darren Jackson disabled portions of his campaign website after an interview questioning whether those pages raised ethical concerns. At issue is whether Jackson violated legislative ethics rules by including his legislative assistant’s name and e-mail address, his legislative e-mail address, legislative phone number, and legislative office…

  • Jackson Property Owners Stew Until Election

    RALEIGH – “Smart growth” advocates won the initial fight in Jackson County, but the battle over property rights in this western N.C. county known for its beautiful mountain views has moved to a new front — elective politics.

  • Parties Differ on Judicial Politicking

    ALEIGH — The NC Republican Party on Saturday endorsed Raleigh lawyer Paul Newby for the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Robert Orr, and the gesture gave an inkling of how the two major political parties might treat the nonpartisan races this year. The 2004 campaign marks the first election…