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 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
DEFAMATION North Carolina’s libel law is fairly standard. The most significant defense against libel claims for newspapers is the fair report privilege. This privilege applies to … 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
(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today released the North Carolina Open Government Guide to help North Carolinians understand and navigate the state’s public records and open meetings … 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
For immediate release: Contact: Philip Lucey, NCPA Executive Director. phil@ncpress.com Thursday, March 21, 2019 Raleigh, NC (Raleigh, NC) North Carolina Press Association members … more
Reporting on child fatalities is difficult. It presents a collision between the need for a thorough and orderly investigation against intense public concern and, sometimes, outrage. Medical records … 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
Catherine climbed the ranks from sales person to sales manager at her paper. “Although I’ve been in the business for a long time,” she told me, “there’s always a new way to look at … more
See a selection of some of the many photographs by News & Observer photojournalist Corey Lowenstein showing her deep connection with her subjects and community. Lowenstein died Thursday, Dec. 7, … more
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