Congressman G. K. Butterfield, NC-01 YouTube

North Carolina Representative G. K. Butterfield announced today that he is not running for re-election. PRE’s Meredith Radford has this. 



Pitt County Voter Redistricting website

The Pitt County board of county commissioners is holding a public hearing Monday during their meeting at 6 p.m. on the proposed Voter District Plan. PRE’s Meredith Radford has more.



Candidates, party leaders discuss June 7 Primary

Jun 9, 2016
North Carolina General Assembly

Most primaries for the 2016 election, took place nearly three months ago, but true to the election’s unorthodox form, primaries for U.S. House – among others – were delayed due to a change in congressional district maps.

It gave campaign staffers, and their candidates, extra time to get the word out and make their case for their respective offices.

Chris Thomas spoke to candidates and party leaders in the new, 3rd District – which includes Lenoir, Onslow, and Craven counties – about the June 7 primary.

Pitt County Schools

Overcrowding in public schools is a growing issue across our state, as school districts accept more children than they can reasonably handle. This congestion puts a strain on resources and affects student behavior and learning. Here in eastern North Carolina, Pitt and Onslow counties are addressing this same issue in two different ways; through redistricting and open enrollment opportunities.