Category: State News

North Carolina establishes a COVID-19 County Alert System

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina has established a COVID-19 County Alert System that they claim will give individuals, businesses, community organizations, and public officials another tool to understand how their county is faring and to make decisions about actions to…

10 tips for in-person early voters in North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina’s 17-day, in-person early voting period began on Thursday, October 15, and ends Saturday, October 31. The State Board of Elections offers the following 10 tips for early voters: Voters may cast a ballot at any…

NCDOT awarded first-ever waiver for drone bridge inspections

Raleigh, NC – Drones are the N.C. Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a waiver that allows NCDOT to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems…

NC election lawsuits head back to federal court

By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – Two lawsuits challenging the N.C. State Board of Elections’ plans for handling absentee ballots this fall head before a federal judge Thursday, Oct. 8, in Greensboro. A hearing on both suits is scheduled…