Legislation barring those convicted of felonies from running for sheriff now law

Someone who has been convicted of a felony cannot run for county sheriff in North Carolina, even if the crime has been officially expunged from the person’s record, according to legislation signed by Gov. Roy Cooper. The measure, which applies beginning October 1, was approved by the General Assembly earlier this month. It’s one of … Continue reading Legislation barring those convicted of felonies from running for sheriff now law