Posted in Media Moore County NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Moore County: An evening with the candidates

I spent my Monday evening — roughly 2.5 hours of it — taking in a candidate’s forum at Little River Golf Club.  (*Oh, the things I do for you people* ….) We got treated to speeches and Q&A with most of the candidates who will…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Roy Cooper’s crime lab STILL failing North Carolina lawmen (AND crime victims)

Attorney General — and Democrat nominee for governor — Roy Cooper wants us all to believe he has “fixed” the problems with the state crime lab that made national news, overturned convictions, and killed prosecution efforts. But a presentation by Moore County sheriff Neil Godfrey Tuesday…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Moore County Politics The Pilot

Regarding Neil Godfrey ..

While vultures circle overhead, and the hyenas salivate over Moore County sheriff Neil Godfrey’s political corpse, we’d like to throw some important information into the mix.  Make no bones about it — we’re fans of Neil Godfrey around here. I have had TWO encounters with…

Posted in campaign 2014 Law & Order Media Moore County NCGOP

A lawman’s perspective on illegal immigration

Amnesty — “comprehensive immigration reform”, or whatever you want to call it — is on everyone’s mind here in the heat of Campaign 2014.  In fact, congresswoman Renee Ellmers had  a nasty on-air fight with nationally-syndicated conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on the subject. I…

Posted in Media Moore County Pinehurst Southern Pines

Campaign 2014: WEEB radio’s Adams to take on Godfrey?

There must be something in the water at radio stations in North Carolina.  Raleigh-area radio personality Frank Roche has thrown his hat in the ring to challenge the reelection of congresswoman Renee Ellmers.  Greensboro-area radio personality Bill Flynn is part of the GOP field seeking…

Posted in Moore County Politics

Moore County Sheriff Lane Carter stepping down May 1

  Moore County GOP leaders were surprised Tuesday evening with the news that county sheriff Lane Carter intends to step down from his post on May 1.  Carter submitted a letter announcing his intention to retire from office  to the county board of commissioners. The…