Commissioner hopefuls face off in debate

SPRING HOPE – Nash County commissioner candidates revealed a couple of surprises to a packed house Monday night during a debate forum at the Spring Hope Community Center.

  • Clinton cruises to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hillary Clinton sailed to a commanding victory over Bernie Sanders in Saturday’s South Carolina primary, drawing overwhelming support from the state’s black Democrats and putting her in strong position as the race barrels toward Super Tuesday’s crucial contests.

  • Sanders’ Super Tuesday focus evident in travel outside South

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  • Local candidates square off for primary

    With early voting in the March 15 primary opening Thursday in the Twin Counties, the races for county commissioner seats in Nash and Edgecombe counties look to be the most intense contests on the ballot.

  • Trump wins Christie’s support in race laced with insults

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  • Rubio, Cruz go after Trump in debate

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