Tag:stanly county

  • Redrawing judicial districts: Make sure we get it right

    Kudos to Rep. Justin Burr, R-Stanly, for filing House Bill 717, Revise Judicial Districts. With all the talk — and court cases — around redistricting, focused primarily on the legislative and congressional maps, raising awareness of the judicial districts is an important issue. Although there have been minor…

  • State Bar Goes After Stanly County DA Hopeful’s Campaign Signs

    RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Bar circumvented the State Board of Elections and may have trampled a Stanly County candidate’s constitutional rights when it demanded that district attorney candidate Jim Phillips change his campaign signs, critics allege. The Bar warned Phillips that his campaign signs violated judicial ethics because…