Posted in Media

Thom’s Tholl Theam retains BIG DOG lawyers in fight against lil’ ol’ anti-toll road group

Widen I-77, a citizen’s group based in North Mecklenburg County, has been making a lot of noise in fighting the state’s deal to hand over the development and management of proposed toll lanes on I-77.  These grassroots activists are apparently getting on the nerves of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Hi-HO HI-HO It’s off to court we go (AGAIN!)

In the wake of the 2011 Pinehurst village council elections, we were promised an end to business as usual at village hall. For years,  standard operating procedure at village hall has been to shove decisions down the throats of village residents.  If anyone objected,  it…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

NCGOP lawyering up against party activists?

2012 is really turning out to be the Year of The Lawyer in North Carolina politics.  First, we have the Pat McCrory campaign lawyering up to sue a Democrat PAC and WTVD Newschannel11 over a campaign ad.  Then, we get a complaint filed by lawyers…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: Dueling attorneys

  If Pinehurst village attorney Mike Newman gets paid by the hour, he is having ONE HECK of a windfall this year.   His latest action involves the controversy over the development of The Village Green and the expansion of The Village Chapel. Newman defended…