‘We Have to Feed Their Minds’: Why NC School Officials Don’t Want to See a COVID Relief Program End
Schools participating in the federal school lunch program provided meals at no cost for the last year. That will end in June.
COVID relief funding allowed schools to provide meals at no cost to all school children over the last year. (Image via Shutterstock.)
An abortion rights rally in front of the US Supreme Court  in Washington on Saturday. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
NC’s Supreme Court Race Might Be the Most Important on the Ballot

The Democratic nominees are set, but with voting rights and abortion rights in peril, three conservative candidates are on the primary ballot.

A polling site in Graham, N.C. on Election Day 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
The Do’s and Don’ts of Voting: Tips for Participating in NC’s Primary Elections

Primary Election Day is Tuesday. Here’s what state officials say you need to know to make your vote count.

A voter waits to cast a ballot at the Graham Civic Center polling location in Graham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Tuesday Is Your Last Chance to Get Your Ballot by Mail

If you want to vote by mail, tomorrow is the last day to request your absentee ballot.

Cheri Beasley sits at a table in a restaurant with potential supporters in Durham, NC.
With Abortion, Voting Rights At Stake, Here’s What You Need to Know About NC’s US Senate Primary

The race is shaping up to be a battle between Trump and everyone else in North Carolina’s Republican Party. 

Sen. Rick Scott, a Republican from Florida, is in charge of the GOP strategy for winning the US Senate. His plan for raising taxes and potentially sunsetting federal programs like Social Security and Medicare is massively unpopular, although most people don't seem to know much about it, according to recent polling. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
EXCLUSIVE: The Massively Unpopular GOP Plan to Raise Taxes and End Social Security and Medicare

The man in charge of winning back the Senate for Republicans introduced a plan that could impact millions of North Carolinians. Unfortunately, the public doesn’t know much about it. 

A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court early Tuesday. The U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
With Roe v. Wade in Danger, Here’s What North Carolina Leaders are Saying

State and national leaders from North Carolina joined the fierce reaction to a draft opinion from the US Supreme Court placing abortion rights in jeopardy.

In this 2014 file photo, women protest anti-abortion rights laws passed by North Carolina Republicans. With the US Supreme Court expected to undo Roe V. Wade, elections for the state legislature and the governor's office could be enormous in NC. (Shutterstock)
Abortion Would Still Be Legal in NC if Roe Falls—But Marginalized Communities Will Suffer

Future access to abortion rights in North Carolina will very likely hinge on who wins the state legislature and the governor’s office. 

Early voting is underway for the May primaries in North Carolina, where candidates will be winnowed down for the important mid-term elections. (Image via Shutterstock.)
You’ve Got the Power (to Vote Early). Now Do It.

We’ve got the answers to your basic questions about the May 17 primary elections in North Carolina.