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November 6th

County, state election results

November 6, 2014

Polls across the state closed Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., marking the close of the election and leaving candidates and citizens alike on the edge of their seats awaiting results. Despite a few technical difficulties with the State Board of Elections' reporting website, all precincts had been tallied and recorded by about 11 p.m.

Record breaking turnout across county, state

November 6, 2014

North Carolina voters set record numbers on Election Day this year. Midterm voter participation reached an all-time high with 43.99 percent of registered voters casting their ballot.

November 5th

Working the Polls

November 5, 2014

As Election Day continued to progress, Newton and Conover voting precincts steadily saw voters.

“I think that there are a lot of things on the ballot that people are concerned about,” said Northside Fire Station precinct worker Sue Laney. “We’ve had a lot more traffic than usual.”

Cat. County Unofficial Election Results

November 5, 2014

An air of excitement flooded the top floor of Blue Moon Tavern in Newton as the final ballots were counted in Catawba County. Local Republican candidates gathered there Tuesday evening to watch as the unofficial election results brought victory for many in attendance.

November 4th

VIDEO: Tillis Beats Kay Hagan In U.S. Senate Election In North Carolina

November 4, 2014

House Speak Thom Tillis has defeated incumbent Senator Kay Hagan for the 2014 U.S. Senate election in North Carolina.

VIDEO: The Midterm Election Races to Watch

November 4, 2014

Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."

Claremont discusses fire chief, says goodbye to manager

November 4, 2014

Things are starting to settle down here," said Claremont Fire Chief Bart Travis as he stepped into a closed session meeting with the city council. "We're getting back to focusing on what we need to be focusing on."

Tillis in town

November 4, 2014

The Saturday before election day, the Balls Creek Republican Fish Fry draws candidates out for an afternoon of fellowship, food and entertainment. Each year, the organizers of the event aim to include a keynote speaker from the highest election on that docket.

November 3rd

VIDEO: UNC's Cayson Collins Scoops and Scores for Touchdown | ACC Must See Moment

November 3, 2014

Depot to Host Milepost Celebration

November 3, 2014

To mark the completion of the Golden Spike Campaign, the Newton Depot Authority is hosting a Milepost Celebration on Saturday, November 15 at the Historic Newton Depot. The general public is invited to attend from 12 noon until 2pm. Live music and refreshments will be offered and docents will lead tours of the pavilion and museum. The event is free of charge.

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