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How Wake Commissioners Tore Themselves Apart Over a Defunct Golf Course

A board that prides itself on congeniality is now on edge, with an election just around the corner

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In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes

They see opportunity in millennial dissatisfaction with the two-party system

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Alliance Behavioral Healthcare Returned $14 Million to Wake County. Is That Good for People With Mental Illness?

The organization didn’t spend all of what Wake gave it to help those with behavioral health issues

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Raleigh Attorney Beckie Moriello Could (in Theory) Go to Jail for Using Her Phone in Court

She says she wasn’t disturbing anyone and this whole thing has gotten out of hand

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Raleigh’s in the Running for Amazon’s HQ2. But Do We Really Want the Damn Thing?

There are reasons to be skeptical

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North Carolina Republicans Are Running Away from Former Register of Deeds Laura Riddick

Last week, Riddick was indicted on an embezzlement scheme

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For Years, Raleigh’s Zoning Inspectors Have Been Tasked with Duties They’re Not Equipped to Do

Fixing that problem will cost as much as $700 per new house

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Advocates Worry That a Proposed Change to Raleigh’s Zoning Code Might Leave Some Older Residents Vulnerable

Under the proposal, a developer could set up a home for twenty elders per acre with no special-use permit or waiting period

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Newly Reelected Mayor Nancy McFarlane Grapples with the Fact That Large Swaths of Raleigh Feel Left Behind

The precinct returns last week told a tale of two cities.

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Since 2011, Raleigh Residents Have Been Lobbying the City to Allow Backyard Cottages. What’s the Holdup?

Wake County says they're an integral part of its affordable housing plan

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Is It a Big Deal That Apex Town Council Candidate Graham Wilson Was a Prominent Defender of HB 2?

He was Pat McCrory’s spokesman. It’s unclear how much that will hurt him.

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Wake Commissioners and School Board Members Haven’t Gotten Over This Year’s Budget Fight

At a Monday night meeting, open wounds came to the fore

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Its Mental Health System Is “Overwhelming, Complicated, and Messy.” Wake County Wants to Fix That

“There should be a seamless path to get to the right treatment at the right time”

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Nancy McFarlane Presides Over a Thriving City. Charles Francis Says She Doesn’t Deserve the Credit.

An in-depth look at the two leading candidates for Raleigh mayor

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New Jersey Senator, Possible Presidential Candidate Cory Booker to Campaign for Raleigh Mayoral Candidate Charles Francis

Charles Francis seeks to turn out Dem voters, while Booker tries to boost his national cred among Democrats.

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Fast and Furious: Raleigh Mayoral and City Council Candidates Sprint to the Finish Line

The campaign is just four months beginning to end

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Wake Commissioners Are Angry About the Register of Deeds Mess, But They Don’t Want to Point Fingers

County officials didn’t audit former register Laura Roddick’s office because they trusted her

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Here Are the Seven Candidates Running for Raleigh’s Two At-Large Seats

With one incumbent bowing out, the city council’s status quo might be upended

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The Saga of Forest Hills Apartments Ended Last Week. Wake County’s Affordable Housing Struggle Continues.

“We’re in an affordable housing desert. People are being priced out, forced out, and shut out.”

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When Is an Endorsement Really a Campaign Donation? A Case in Raleigh Blurs the Lines.

The blogger behind the ITB Insider endorsed Bonner Gaylord and Stacy Miller, then counted it as an in-kind donation

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by Black Raleigh on How Wake Commissioners Tore Themselves Apart Over a Defunct Golf Course (Wake County)

Libertarianism is a faith-based system. Not based on math or history. Hopefully one day a reporter will ask them to …

by Frank Hyman on In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes (Wake County)

Would the two people who "disliked" my point that the Libertarian party is a bunch of bigoted ideolougues who can't …

by George Greene on In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes (Wake County)

More to the point, though, HB2 didn't happen in a vacuum. It happened IN REACTION to a GOVERNMENT action by …

by George Greene on In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes (Wake County)

" once you begin to acknowledge you have a legitimate third party on the ballot competing, winning votes, and changing …

by George Greene on In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes (Wake County)

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by Black Raleigh on How Wake Commissioners Tore Themselves Apart Over a Defunct Golf Course (Wake County)

Libertarianism is a faith-based system. Not based on math or history. Hopefully one day a reporter will ask them to …

by Frank Hyman on In Wake County, the Libertarians Are Coming—and They’re Not Just Old Whites Dudes Looking to Skip Out on Taxes (Wake County)

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