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John Skvarla, twice a NC Cabinet secretary, dies at age 73

Jul. 20, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — John Skvarla, a two-time Cabinet secretary for then-North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory during a long career in law, business and economic development, died on Tuesday. He was 73. Skvarla, who had been diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, died in hospice care...

NC community colleges chief Stith resigning after 18 months

Jul. 19, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The president of North Carolina's community college system is stepping down, as board members who lost confidence in him after barely 18 months on the job accepted his resignation. Thomas Stith III, once chief of staff to then-GOP Gov. Pat McCrory and a former...

Beasley ahead of Budd in fundraising, cash in NC Senate race

Jul. 18, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic nominee Cheri Beasley's campaign entered this summer with a cash advantage over Republican candidate Ted Budd, while also outraising him handily over the past three months in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race. Budd's campaign collected over $2.1...

NC Senate hopeful Beasley says $7.4M raised in last 3 months

Jul. 12, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley will report raising more than $7.42 million during the entire second quarter, her campaign said, a robust figure to close out her primary victory and build up her coffers for a general election campaign against Republican Ted...