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Politics and General Assignments Reporter — Fayetteville Observer

Justice system, politics and general assignment reporter and columnist for The Fayetteville Observer woolvertonp@fayobserver.com

Clerk of Court denies TV probe into absenteeism from work place

Clerk of Court denies TV probe into absenteeism from work place
fayobserver.com — WRAL TV-5 report on Clerk of Court Kim Tucker's work hours. Scheduled for its 5 p.m. newscast. A news report scheduled to air on WRAL TV this evening portends to have evidence that Cumberland County Clerk of Court Kim Tucker has frequently been absent from her office.

After 10 years, Fayetteville lawyers say federal judgeship must be filled

Rep. Billy Richardson proposes anti-discrimination law for veterans, military personnel

Rep. Billy Richardson proposes anti-discrimination law for veterans, military personnel
fayobserver.com — RALEIGH -- North Carolina needs to extend anti-discrimination protection to military personnel and veterans, state Rep. Billy Richardson said at a news conference today at the legislature. (This is a quick recap, more information will be added this afternoon.)

McCrory budget increases spending, includes items for military, veterans, Fayetteville State

McCrory budget increases spending, includes items for military, veterans, Fayetteville State
fayobserver.com — RALEIGH -- North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory gave the legislature proposed budget adjustments for the upcoming fiscal year that boost state spending by about $400 million and includes programs of interest to soldiers, veterans and students at Fayetteville State University.

Cumberland County residents among House Bill 2 Protestors in Raleigh

Cumberland County residents among House Bill 2 Protestors in Raleigh
fayobserver.com — RALEIGH - Several Cumberland County residents joined in a loud, raucous protest Monday at the state capital - one that included the arrest of 54 people - demanding the repeal of North Carolina's House Bill 2 "bathroom law." Earlier Monday, Dick and Kathy Button of Fayetteville attended a prayer rally outside the legislature to support House Bill 2.

General Assembly set to convene session today amid HB2 protests

General Assembly set to convene session today amid HB2 protests
fayobserver.com — When the North Carolina General Assembly begins its 2016 round of lawmaking today, protests against the state's controversial House Bill 2 "bathroom access" law may dominate the the headlines from the state capital even though the primary purpose for this legislative session is to balance the state budget.

Ceremonial court session praises retired prosecutor Charles Scott

Ceremonial court session praises retired prosecutor Charles Scott
fayobserver.com — About 75 lawyers, judges and others bid a fond farewell on Wednesday afternoon to former Assistant District Attorney Charles Scott, who spent 25 years prosecuting cases in Cumberland County before retiring in January.

Police arrest 4 on Friday after report of shooting plan at Seventy-First High School

Police arrest 4 on Friday after report of shooting plan at Seventy-First High School
fayobserver.com — After receiving information that someone was planning a shooting at Seventy-First High School on Friday, a Fayetteville police officer arrested four people who allegedly had a gun with them across the street from the Raeford Road campus. Two of the people arrested are students at E.E.

Police arrest 4 on report of shooting plan at Seventy-First High School

Police arrest 4 on report of shooting plan at Seventy-First High School
fayobserver.com — After receiving information that someone was planning a shooting at Seventy-First High School on Friday, a Fayetteville police officer arrested four people who allegedly had a gun with them across the street from the Raeford Road campus. Two of the people arrested are students at E.E.

Coalition aims to pressure politicians: put people ahead of political parties

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May 01, 2016

RT @bethnew: .@Honda, earlier today I gave birth to my daughter in the back of a Honda Fit. It is a mess. Can I have a free car? https://t.pic.twitter.com/Iicf8NaS8Ro/Iicf8NaS8R

Apr 30, 2016

Fayetteville cops announce DWI checkpoint tonight on Robeson Street. Have your license, registration & designated driver #Boo#BoozeItandLoseIt


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