Category Archives: Politics

Congressman Dr. Greg Murphy to host town hall in Onslow on Tuesday

N.C. 3rd District Congressman Dr. Greg Murphy will be in Jacksonville on Tuesday afternoon. The Onslow County Board of Commissioners will be attending a Town Hall Meeting with recently elected U.S. Congressman at 3:00 PM This event is open to the public.

Advertisements
Read more

NC 9th Congressional operator accused as ballot fraud ringleader- Leslie Dowless Jr. arrested

NC’s 9th Congressional District operative has been charged with obstruction of justice and illegal ballot possession related to the 2016 and 2018 elections.
Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. was indicted by a grand jury and arrested, following evidence gathered and presented from during the investigation in light of the irregularities of absentee ballots in Bladen County in the 2016 general election and the 2018 primary election. Dowless is accused of being the ringleader of this illegal ballot harvesting operation.

Read more

Letter to the editor: Why is it only the 9th Congressional District Race Being Scrutinized?

For weeks we have been hearing about issues with the 9th Congressional District election. Mark Harris leads Dan McCready by 905 votes, but the State Board of Elections has twice failed to certify Harris’ victory.   Irregularities concerning absentee ballots and possible ballot harvesting, mainly in Bladen and Robeson counties, have been the focus of investigators, and the sticking point

Read more

Congressman Walter B. Jones passed away this afternoon at age 76

Congressman Walter B. Jones, age 76 (NC-3) passed away this afternoon in Greenville, NC. Jones faithfully represented the people of ENC for over 34 years in congress and the state legislature. Jones was absent from congressional votes in the new term since September, he also took his last and 12th term oath of office at home privately in January due

Read more

Shutdown 2019 Tax season delayed but taxpayers will be paid

Businesses across America have began to pose concern of economic loss as the shutdown continues in light of Congress not being able to come to terms on budget funding for the border wall that Pres. Trump made his primary campaign promise on. During a government shutdown, the IRS generally doesn’t perform audits, payout refunds or offer any assistance to taxpayers

Read more

NC Rep. Walter Jones’- illness looms lack of transparency and attendance for 2018 term

Public photo via Walter Jones FB The AP reported Dec. 17, 2018 “North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones will miss the remainder of the current congressional term because of illness. The Herald-Sun of Durham reports the 75-year-old 3rd District Republican hasn’t cast a roll call vote since Sept. 26. Jones has missed the last 27 roll call votes in the U.S.

Read more

Dear Onslow,

I’ve spent some time out this morning talking with all the candidates on site at the One Stop voting location at public safety. I encourage each of you as fellow citizens to get out and talk with the candidates and address your concerns, ask questions that are weighing on your heart, express your ideas if you have them and see

Read more

"Obama-Phone Home"

After repeatedly seeing this image circulating on social media, I’m beyond-supercalifragilisticexpialidocious- tired of utterly ridiculous, misinformed, under-educated, unknowledgeable idea and phrase/reference “OBAMA PHONES”.  I urge you to do a little research “FCC lifeline assistance program” It was enacted in the 80’s under Reagan. Remember him??!! Yes, the first celebrity gone White House but at least he was not selected by

Read more