Paul Woolverton,

Paul Woolverton

Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Paul:

See it live: Rally at Cumberland County Courthouse in the Jason Walker homicide

Protesters at the courthouse assert the shooting of Jason Walker by an off-duty deputy was unjustified. → Read More

Fayetteville releases first 3 videos from Jason Walker shooting; more video due later

So far, almost five minutes have been released. The city plans to release about 20 hours of video in all. → Read More

Judge approves release of police body camera video in Jason Walker homicide

The Police Department may release the video after making a redaction to protect a witness’s private information. → Read More

NC Answers: Is it bad that NC’s government not passed its biennial budget since 2017?

The state’s most-recent budget, which was a two-year spending plan, expired on June 30, 2019. → Read More

Soldier and Marine based in NC sue to block military’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement

They argue their natural immunity from catching COVID-19 is sufficient, and that the vaccinations will hurt them. → Read More

NC Answers: Is Real ID delayed again? Why? What is the new deadline? How do I get it?

Real ID, the driver license that is supposed to be less prone to fraud, identity theft than a standard ID, is postponed to May 2023 in North Carolina. → Read More

Jeffrey MacDonald, NC ‘Fatal Vision’ killer, drops bid for freedom in wife & children’s deaths

Jeffrey MacDonald is serving three life sentences in federal prison for the February 1970 slayings. His family was killed in their home at Fort Bragg. → Read More

NC Answers: When must 910 be used for local calls? When does 910 add the 472 area code?

In the 910 area code, 10-digit dialing starts Oct. 24, 2021. And the new 472 overlay area code is to start as soon as Feb. 23, 2023. → Read More

300 years of cannabis policy in North Carolina — marijuana, hemp and related products

Some notable moments in the history of cannabis, marijuana and hemp in North Carolina, colonial America and the United States. → Read More

How NC went from ‘Never’ to ‘Maybe’ on legalizing medical marijuana

Six years ago, a legislative committee voted unanimously against medical marijuana in NC. Now two top-ranked GOP lawmakers could make it legal. → Read More

If NC legalizes medical marijuana, what would be allowed? Here are some answers

Sponsors of North Carolina’s proposed medical marijuana law promise that it would be the strictest medical marijuana law in the country. → Read More

Cherokee Indians are legalizing medical marijuana in NC. Here's what you need to know

The Cherokee tribe in western North Carolina hopes medical marijuana sales will draw visitors and replace declines in casino revenue. → Read More

You got your COVID-19 shot — will you win $1 million? And how do you avoid being scammed?

Two more prizes of $1 million each to be awarded, plus two more college scholarships worth $125,000 each, by early August. → Read More

NC Senate budget: Spend billions, cut taxes on income, cigars, cemeteries and vaccines

The proposal has nearly $765 million for special projects — museums, water-and-sewer, theaters, etc. It imposes taxes on a new car-rental service. → Read More

Elon Musk's Starlink service helps wrestlers, school kids with high-speed internet at home

Some of the first users of Elon Musk’s new satellite internet service are rural North Carolina children and the family of pro wrestler Matt Hardy. → Read More

Tornadoes in North Carolina: Here's what to know, understand and remember

Part of North Carolina is within a "Carolina Alley" of tornadoes. Here is information to know, understand and remember. → Read More

Senate candidate Walker: Trump endorsement of opponent in GOP primary was ‘orchestrated’

Despite Trump’s endorsement of Ted Budd in the GOP Senate primary in North Carolina, Mark Walker thinks he can gain his support. → Read More

Donald Trump endorses Rep. Ted Budd for US Senate GOP primary; Lara Trump not running

The announcement resets the playfield among the five candidates seeking the Republican nomination. → Read More

Trump's Saturday visit to NC a sign he will be involved and relevant in 2022 elections

The former president is the keynote speaker at the N.C. Republican Party’s annual convention in Greenville. → Read More

No charges for reporters arrested Wednesday while covering Elizabeth City protest

The reporters for the USA TODAY Network were told they were arrested for standing in middle of the street. They say they were at the corner. → Read More