Latest Bev Perdue News

Former NC Gov. Perdue back leading national testing board

Oct. 14, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue is once again leading a board that oversees standardized tests designed to measure student achievement nationwide. U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona announced that Perdue will be chair of the National...

Late NC political giant Basnight remembered by ex-colleagues

Sep. 21, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former colleagues of the late Senate leader Marc Basnight gathered Tuesday to remember his lasting contributions to North Carolina and to view a portrait of the Outer Banks Democrat that will hang in the chamber. Gov. Roy Cooper, former Lt. Gov....

Head of North Carolina alcohol board resigns, cites stress

Sep. 20, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission has resigned from the board, citing anxiety over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the agency’s recent challenges with liquor distribution. A.D. “Zander” Guy submitted...

N. Carolina Republican candidate Jim Snyder dead at 76

Sep. 16, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A memorial service will be held Friday for Jim Snyder Jr., an attorney, author and conservative candidate for statewide office in North Carolina. Snyder, 76, died Sunday at his Lexington home after an extended illness, daughter Elizabeth Snyder...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 01, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

Greensboro News & Record. Aug. 30, 2021. Editorial: The ACC’s hometown faces an unsure future Oh, the pangs of unrequited love. We’ve fretted before that the Atlantic Coast Conference might leave Greensboro for a city with...