Alan Wooten

Alan Wooten has been a publisher, general manager and editor. His work has won national or state awards in every decade since the 1980s. He’s a proud graduate of Elon University and Farmville…

Cooper vetoes charter school legislation

(The Center Square) – Another piece of charter school legislation was vetoed by Gov. Roy Cooper late Friday afternoon. The bill would have lessened the caps on enrollment growth. The… Read More

July 24, 2023
NC House’s veto override challenges on gender transitions, girls’ sports still expected, but on hold

(The Center Square) – Veto override votes in the North Carolina House of Representatives are expected next week at the earliest. None were taken Wednesday when it was thought a… Read More

July 13, 2023
Override challenges expected for three gubernatorial vetoes

(The Center Square) – Veto override challenges are expected for three bills rejected Wednesday by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper. The legislation involves women’s sports; parents, school children and their… Read More

July 6, 2023
Athletes, congressional members make push to protect women’s sports

(The Center Square) – Athletes and congressional members continued their fight this week to protect women’s sports from encroachment by biological males identifying as transgender, and from the Biden administration’s… Read More

June 23, 2023
Prohibition of gender transition procedures on minors passes North Carolina House

(The Center Square) – The North Carolina House of Representatives passed legislation prohibiting state dollars and public health care facilities for “gender transition procedures on minors.” The contentious measure next… Read More

June 22, 2023