01, Mar 2015 - Johnston, NC Judge slashes attorneys' fees in Vortex case
A federal judge had harsh words Tuesday for attorneys in the case involving two people who were injured at the Vortex ride at the North Carolina State Fair in October 2013.
11, Oct 2014 - Historic day: Gay marriage is legal in North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Federal U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn Jr. has overturned North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage, prompting marriages to start across the state Friday. “The court determines that North Carolina’s laws prohibiting same-sex marriage are unconstitutional as a matter of law,” wrote Cogburn, who was appointed to the federal bench by […]
11, Oct 2014 - Couples rush to exchange vows moments after US judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban
RALEIGH, N.C. — Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed marriage license and exchanged vows on the front steps, their two children in tow.
11, Oct 2014 - Couples rush to wed as NC gay marriage ban dumped
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed marriage license and exchanged vows on the front steps, their two children in tow.
11, Oct 2014 - Federal judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban in N.C.
Same-sex marriages are legal in North Carolina after a federal judge in Asheville ruled the state's ban unconstitutional Friday.
10, Oct 2014 - Asheville, NC North Carolina same-sex marriage ban struck down as Idaho given green light
Supreme court removes final legal obstacle in Idaho on same day federal judge opens way for marriages in North Carolina A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the states gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately. US district court judge Max O Cogburn Jr in Asheville issued a ruling on Friday declaring the ...
10, Oct 2014 - Asheville, NC Federal judge strikes down N.C. gay marriage ban
RALEIGH, N.C. A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state’s gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately. U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr., in Asheville issued a ruling shortly after 5 p.m. declaring the ban approved by state voters in 2012 unconstitutional.
08, Oct 2014 - New court motion could speed up same-sex marriage ruling for North Carolina
The legal march to allow same-sex marriage in North Carolina picked up speed Tuesday afternoon with a group of Charlotte plaintiffs filing a motion for an Asheville judge to immediately allow them to marry.
08, Oct 2014 - Asheboro, NC Locals react to Court of Appeals voting decision
ASHEBORO — A decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstating same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting in North Carolina ahead of the general election in November has election officials worried and local GOP officials angry.
02, Apr 2014 - Alamance, NC Central Carolina team wins state, goes to nationals
ASHEBORO — The Central Carolina Homeschoolers (CCH) Mock Trial Team will — for a second straight year — represent North Carolina at the National High School Mock Trial Championship.
08, Mar 2012 - Asheville, NC Asheville jury again finds lesbian couple trespassed - Greensboro News & Record
ASHEVILLE (AP) — A lesbian couple has been found ... Marriage is limited to one man and one woman in North Carolina. A lower court judge last month fined the women $10 each after a brief trial. Their appeal to Superior Court resulted in ...