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The North Carolina Scholastic Media Association has announced First Flight High School journalist Mary Pat Thompson as the 2017 Rachel Rivers-Coffey North Carolina High School Journalist of the … more
Herald Circulation Director Jeff Ayers has been promoted to publisher to replace Rachael Raney who is moving on to a position in Georgia. Raney served as The Herald's publisher/advertising director … more
Have you ever really thought about all the things NCPA does for North Carolina's newspapers?  You can take a look here. From legislative advocacy, to training, to our legal hotline ... we have … more
For the third year in a row, The Pilot has been named the best community newspaper in the country by the National Newspaper Association.The first-place award for general excellence came in the … more
  Some of you have been following ongoing federal court litigation related to North Carolina hog farms.  All of you, however, should take note of an opinion handed down today by the … more
You may have heard the old story about the door-to-door salesman who was selling vacuum cleaners way out in the country. When a lady came to the door, he dramatically emptied a bag of dirt onto the … more
We’ve been getting lots of questions about political advertising, thus this interim FFR. There are seven main things newspapers* need to know/do about political advertising. · You … more
Ernest Hemingway: “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”W. Somerset Maugham: “There are three rules for writing well. Unfortunately, no one … more
Details and agenda to follow. Contact NCPA with questions. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule (Mar 20-22) Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors … more
 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Greenville, North Carolina on Sept. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane … more
A few, brave state lawmakers consistently support a cause that doesn't typically make headlines -- protecting the public's right to know in the NC General Assembly. These lawmakers deserve at least … more
Members elected new officers and directors to the NCPA/NCPS board during the association's annual meeting March 10. Terms for the new officers and directors begin August 1, 2017, and include: Tim … more
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning drone owners and operators they may face significant fines if they interfere with emergency response operations in the areas affected by Hurricane … more
While this election cycle for seats on NC's statewide appellate courts is comparatively calm with only one NC Supreme Court seat on the ballot, there are three NC Court of Appeals judgeships that … more
NCPA Members We hope everyone at your newspapers and their families made it through unharmed. When you assess any damage please let us know if the press association can be of any assistance in … 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
When Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina in 2016, the seasoned editor at The Robesonian in Lumberton, North Carolina, grabbed what he could and headed to Charlotte, hunkered down and rode … more
WHITEVILLE, NC—The historic hurricane that battered North Carolina in September showed what community newspapers could do in the face of adversity.At the family-owned Whiteville News Reporter, … more
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