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KING Arthur for, um — Moore / Hoke District Attorney ???

      I had always thought fantasy role-playing (in public) was an activity reserved mainly for young children, as well as high school and college students who can’t get dates.  Apparently, there are tens of thousands of people nationwide actively pretending to be  living…

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‘Interference’ v. ‘Oversight’: The superintendent-school board dynamic

    The N&O has a story about the Johnston County schools superintendent resigning over “interference” from the school board.  *Though, if you read deeper into the article, it looks like they have one hot mess on their hands up there in Johnston County.)  …

Posted in campaign 2020 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Meet Mike Hardin, GOP candidate for Moore-Hoke DA

    Moore County has had its own judicial district for the longest time.  Now, we’re paired with Hoke County to the south of us.  Maureen Krueger, Moore County’s incumbent prosecutor, is not seeking reelection.  She’s hand-picked a potential successor and brought him onto her…

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Caught giving $$$ to Obama, Adam Schiff? Man Up, and blame it all on the women in your life.

    That’s the path nominal Republican Arthur Donadio —  lame duck incumbent DA Maureen Krueger’s hand picked successor — appears to have taken.  And his “explanation” appears to raise  more questions than it answers:     In 2012,  Barack Obama was running for president….

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#ncga: Top cop targets Jamie Boles

    State Rep. Jamie  Boles may soon be seeing blue lights in his rearview mirror:   In a letter published to the members of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association Thursday, the current President Bob Temme announced he is pursuing election to the…

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Moore County GOP candidate for DA an OBAMA DONOR ???

  That is what it looks like. In the March 2020 primary,  Hoke attorney Mike Hardin had been primarying incumbent Maureen Krueger.  Krueger dropped out of the race and endorsed Art Donadio.   The state board of elections website indicates there is only ONE Arthur…

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Our lesson for today, boys & girls ? MISMANAGEMENT.

  Lt. Gov.  Dan Forest has tooted his own horn about getting a financial literacy requirement for high school graduation passed in the legislature.   It looks as though some in the Moore County Schools administration could use a refresher on the subject.   Mismanagement…

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Moore County D.A.’s race: incumbent Krueger OUT, challenger Hardin now unopposed.

  It was looking to be a tough reelection bid for Maureen Krueger anyway.  A lot of people are still angry at her for so publicly meddling in the last sheriff’s race.  And then there was the episode where she struck a deal with  a…

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Don’t you just hate it when those *annoying taxpayers* get in the way?

  Your county board of education usually draws the least amount of scrutiny from the drive-by media.  Therefore, they have the greatest opportunity to delve into the greatest amount of taxpayer-funded mischief.   School boards are meant to be the people’s last line of defense…

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Oh, look. A contract extension.

  I was examining the agenda for Monday night’s Moore County Board of Education meeting (3PM work session, 5pm closed session, 6 PM open session)  when I came across something rather curious.  The board will be voting on a contract extension for the superintendent —…