Public Notices
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Keep public notices in newspapers in North Carolina so that they remain truly public. Ask your legislators to vote against any measures concerning public notice advertising. more
Looking for a good argument or quote to help fight to keep public notices public? This page has exactly what you need. Skim through the talking points, read a … more
A collection of archived editorials that reflect what people are saying about public notices. more
Public notices are advertisements that state and local laws require be placed in newspapers by the government so that YOU know what's going on in your community and have a chance to participate in a … more
Please contact your senate delegation to oppose this bill as amended. Key Points: - HB 205 as amended by in the Senate Commerce Committee would for the first time require NC newspaper … more
A state lawmaker’s personal grudge against the newspaper industry could end up hurting workers and delaying delivery for early risers. Sen. Trudy Wade, R-Guilford, filed a March 28 bill that … more
The North Carolina Press Association will continue to fight to ensure access to public notices for all citizens, not just those with a computer and Internet connection. The statistics clearly show … more
Newspaper legal notices can be dull stuff, but they’re attracting a lot of interest from state lawmakers. Bills that would change public notice laws were introduced in 21 states this year. Almost … more
An effort in the legislature, Senate Bill 343, would eventually eliminate the requirement that local governments publish legal notices of their affairs in newspapers. The state House should kill this … more
State Senate Bill 343 is bad law, and residents here should fight it. The bill proposes to keep legal notices out of some, if not all, newspapers, and that flies in the face of laws and … more
The members of NCPA will convene in Raleigh March 20-22 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. (Site of the 2018 convention which held record crowds.) NCPA continues a tradition of offering free … more
Here's a collection of editorial cartoon and ads for newspapers to use to promote keeping public notices in newspapers more
NC Guide to Open Government and Public Records more
Contrary to Senator Wade's claims in her recent press release, her bill to change the legal advertising law is not supported by the NCPA. more
A Times editorial Some North Carolina lawmakers want local governments to compete with newspapers and sell legal advertising, making important information more difficult to find. Sen. Trudy … more
Calling it a matter of the public’s right know, North Carolina newspaper publishers are pushing back against a bill that would let governments and attorneys stop publishing public and legal notices … more
A how-to for NCPA members uploading notices to ncnotices.com Read this story for info and videos on the upload process. more
Every year or two some legislators in the state General Assembly file bills that would make it more difficult for citizens to find legal notices. Now three state senators have introduced Senate Bill … more
A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and … more
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