Public Notices
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Across America, Sunshine Week is a time when newspaper editors celebrate the public’s right to see government records and attend government meetings. That makes this an especially good time … more
It’s Sunshine Week across America, a time when the public’s right to see government records and attend government meetings — in order to hold government officials accountable to the … more
When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may have to run for … more
Harry Warren, the N.C. House of Representatives member from Rowan County, is among the dubious leaders early in this session of the General Assembly for most ridiculous claim. At a committee … more
One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that our city and county governments are required to keep their citizens informed about their actions. One of the ways they do this is through … more
Did you know that the local shop half a mile from the park where your kids like to play now sells alcohol? or that the prominent business in the community hasn't paid their property taxes in … more
Like a bad penny, Legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in the N.C. General Assembly. House members have filed separate bills that would allow 14 counties in the Piedmont and … more
Carteret County News Times Editorial Carteret County commissioners have decided, without any public discussion, to join 12 other counties in a local bill, H.B. 51, that will allow the county to … more
For more than a decade, N.C. lawmakers have tried to pass legislation that would allow local governments to move legal and public notices out of newspapers. Those notices often contain vital … more
With all that is going on, both locally and nationally, that we have chronicled in this newspaper, local officials and our newest state representative have supported a bill that would undercut the … more
Did you know that the local shop half a mile from the park where your kids like to play now sells alcohol? or that the prominent business in the community hasn't paid their property taxes in … more
It was good to hear that area lawmakers appear to be backing off their initial support for House Bill 51, legislation that seeks to change where local governments in 12 area counties post notices of … more
Are you OK with government officials limiting who can speak at public hearings or keeping you in the dark on things like tax increases or zoning changes or continued meetings? House Bill 51 opens … more
A month from today, The Pilot will print its annual listing of people who owe Moore County taxes. The special section is usually 10 or 12 pages of name after name of people who owe back taxes. … more
With Gov. Roy Cooper on record against the change, efforts to move legal and public notices out of newspapers are taking a different approach this year to skirt a potential veto. House Republicans … more
A bill has been filed in the N.C. General Assembly that would allow local governments in 14 counties, including Forsyth, to file their required legal notices on their websites, rather than in local … more
Like a bad penny, legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in N.C. General Assembly. House members have filed separate bills that would allow 14 counties in the Piedmont and … more
SALISBURY — Rep. Harry Warren, a Republican serving state House District 76, last week introduced a bill that would allow a slew of counties to publish public notices on their websites rather … more
The North Carolina General Assembly is back in session, and we hope for significant headway on issues like vaccinations, economic recovery and help for public schools dealing with an … more
Rep. Harry Warren just doesn’t get it. When he personally resumed Republican legislators’ crusade against local newspapers and the public’s right to know last week, Warren … more
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