Paul Woolverton, FayObserver.com

Paul Woolverton

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Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Paul:

Homebuilder to invest $25M in Cumberland County, hire 189 for Dunn Road facility

NVR, a company that builds single-family site-built homes, will build a new factory in Fayetteville and expand operations in Cleveland County. → Read More

First case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Health Department said the person who tested positive is isolating and close contacts have been notified. → Read More

Spring Lake wanted to launch a new community festival; regulators stopped it, for now

The mayor wanted to boost the town’s morale with a new festival. The state treasurer says the town should focus first on fixing its financial troubles. → Read More

Fayetteville City Council District 2: Shakelya Ingram beats Tyrone Williams, Janene Ackles

Shakeyla Ingram received 749 votes, and Tyrone Williams drew 653. Voters submitted 144 write-in ballots. Ackles ran as a write-in candidate. → Read More

Fayetteville City Council District 4: Incumbent D.J. Haire thumps Thomas C. Greene

The 10-term incumbent beat his challenger 83.24% to 16.01%. → Read More

Fayetteville City Council District 5: Dawkins beats challenger LaChance more than 2-to-1

As of Tuesday night, incumbent Councilman Dawkins led LaChance 1,653 to 750. → Read More

NC attorney general: Tighten self-defense and gun laws, and do not ban abortion

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein spoke to the Fayetteville branch of the NAACP on Sunday. → Read More

When will NC’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks take effect? Legal experts disagree

A court order is blocking enforcement of a North Carolina law that prohibits abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy. → Read More

What does the Supreme Court abortion ruling mean for NC? 3 things you need to know

For now, abortion will remain legal in North Carolina, but it will be banned after the 20th week of pregnancy. → Read More

NC Medicaid expansion: 4 things to know about GOP plan to dramatically change healthcare

The Expanding Access to Healthcare bill would provide Medicaid government health insurance to an estimated 500,000 to 600,000 who cannot get it now. → Read More

Trump’s Budd takes Republican Senate nomination in NC, while Democrat Beasley wins easily

Beasley and Budd will face each other and Libertarian Shannon Bray in the general election in November. → Read More

What would the end of Roe v. Wade mean for abortion in NC? Six things you need to know

Except for enforcement of ban after 20 weeks of pregnancy, abortion is unlikely to be made illegal in 2022. → Read More

The 2022 elections have already started in NC! Want to vote? Here is what you need to know

The 2022 primaries and some local general elections are running through May 17. Run-off primaries and some general elections are July 26. → Read More

Join a political party? Yuck! NC voters explain why they reject Democrats and Republicans

North Carolina now has more unaffiliated voters than registered Democrats and registered Republicans. → Read More

NC Answers: Can you file your NC and IRS income taxes for free? For most people, yes

If your income is $73,000 or less, you can file your federal and state income taxes for free. Most who qualify for the free service are not using it. → Read More

Un-rigging North Carolina elections? 5 things to know about the latest in NC redistricting

New election maps pending in court are supposed to make the election results more fair for all the voters. Judges will rule on them by Wednesday. → Read More

NC Answers: How do you make your lawmakers obey the law and constitution?

You have to go to court. → Read More

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