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 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.
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 ...
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 ...