Haywood County, along with the rest of the nation, has been thunderstruck by the rapid-fire changes resulting from the novel coronavirus that’s rocked the world.
Tuesday is Primary Election Day in North Carolina. It is an event that’s been in the forefront of news coverage, and on election night, The Mountaineer will be hanging in there to provide up-to-the-minute updates in elections ranging from congressional primaries to county commissioner primaries.
RALEIGH — Almost exactly one year ago, South Carolina’s state senate was presented with a measure to raise the default age at which those accused of committing crimes were treated as adults rather than as juveniles. For decades, that age had been 16 in South Carolina.