97.9 The Hill News Director Brighton McConnell brings you the local news headlines from this weekend and Monday, June 14. Local elected officials announce re-election campaigns, while the Orange County Board of Commissioners are accepted feedback on potential election process changes. The North Carolina Supreme Court sets a precedent on bullying response, while health officials hope to see COVID-19 vaccination rates improve.
Candidate questions whether DA will now charge Pool “As for Pool’s role in the matter, Bell said his actions did not rise to the level of a crime; therefore, he would not face criminal charges.” Daily Courier article, November 18th, 2019 by Ritchie Starnes.
The North Carolina Supreme Court has handed down a fascinating decision in a case of egregious bullying of autistic kids who attended a public school in Pitt County. On Friday, a unanimous court ruled that schools can be sued for their failure to stop harassment. Chief Justice Paul Newby wrote the 16-page opinion.
Letter to the Editor – District Attorney and NC Supreme Court differ on former Judge Pool’s “crimes”
“As for Pool’s role in the matter, Bell said his actions did not rise to the level of a crime; therefore, he would not face criminal charges.” Daily Courier article, November 18th The censure of Mr. Randy Pool was released on Friday June 11, 2021 by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
The UNC Board of Trustees held its final meeting of the academic year on Thursday, where Student Body President Lamar Richards was sworn in as the sole student representative on the Board. Richards is the University’s first Black, gay student body president.The ceremony was administered by Cheri Beasley, former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, who was the first Black woman to serve as chief justice.
Editor’s note: This article discusses topics some may find triggering related to sexual assault.Those who need help can call the OASIS Watauga Crisis line at (828) 262-5035. BOONE — On May 1, 2020, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that University of North Carolina Chapel Hill — including other UNC system schools — had to release disciplinary records of students who violated a school’s sexual assault policy.
When Lamar Richards was elected student body president at UNC-Chapel Hill in February, he knew he was making history.As the first Black, openly gay man to represent the student body at UNC’s flagship campus, he said he wanted to expand peoples’ idea of what and who Carolina students are today.
Cheri Beasley, the first black woman elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court launched her 2022 Senate Campaign.If elected, Cheri Beasley will make history again as the state’s first black senator.With Kamala Harris as Vice President, there are currently no black women Senators.
NC delays most court cases to slow spread of coronavirus Current Time 0:00 Duration -:- NC delays most court cases to slow spread of coronavirus Art Doumtjes waited almost seven years to be face-to-face with the woman who stole his big sister.On Wednesday in a Charlotte courtroom, the 86-year-old finally got his chance.
Cheri Beasley said her experience leading the state's judicial branch will be useful in DC.GREENSBORO, N.C. — This week - the list of candidates running for North Carolina's open senate seat in two years became longer.From the highest court in the state, to the Capitol of the United States, former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice, Cheri Beasley, is joining the group of people vying for Senator Richard Burr's seat in 2022.
Cheri Beasley was the first Black woman to serve as chief justice for the North Carolina state supreme court.She'll run to become the next U.S. senator for N.C. RALEIGH, N.C. — The first Black woman to serve as chief justice on North Carolina's highest court has announced her entry into the state's U.S. Senate race.
Cheri Beasley, First Black Woman to Serve as Chief Justice on North Carolina Supreme Court, Announces Run for U.S. Senate
The first Black woman to serve as chief justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court announced her entry Tuesday into the state’s highly competitive U.S. Senate race.Cheri Beasley formally declared her bid for the Democratic nomination after months of deliberation.She joins four other Democrats who have already begun campaigning to fill the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Richard Burr.
By Alex Rogers, CNN (CNN) -- Cheri Beasley, the first Black woman to be North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice, launched her 2022 Senate campaign on Tuesday, seeking to break another barrier as the state's first Black senator.Beasley, 55, has won two statewide judicial elections: for the court of appeals in 2008 and for the Supreme Court in 2014.