As county and state officials move to
investigate and potentially prosecute voter fraud cases, local groups
are pushing back, warning that the investigations could cause a chilling
effect among voters.
City Council’s Budget and Finance
Committee on June 10 approved development plans for Fourth and Race
streets to build a downtown grocery store, a luxury apartment tower and a
parking garage to replace Pogue’s Garage.
A jury on June 4 ruled in favor of the
former schoolteacher who in 2010 was fired by her employers after
informing them she was pregnant. Christa Dias was awarded $171,000 in
punitive and compensatory damages.