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Morrisville enacts stricter panhandling rules

It’s going to be harder for people to ask for money on the side of the roads in Morrisville. After a rising number of complaints to police officers and town officials in recent months, the town voted July 14 to enact new rules regulating panhandlers. Anyone who wants to beg now will be required to […]


Morrisville to Regulate Begging, Panhandling

Morrisville may soon require all panhandlers to have a reflective vest and town-issued permit after receiving a number of complaints about those asking for money on the side of the road. The Town Council will consider Tuesday, July 14, approving a new ordinance that makes it more difficult for people to ask for spare change. […]


Sargent Dale Beatty: An American Superhero

All of us love the idea of superheroes, living among us, extraordinary individuals, who make us feel safe, secure, and who go out of their way to protect us every day. However, as we celebrate our American Independence on July 4th, I think it is important to remind our children, and ourselves that the greatest […]


Remembering Beau Biden

In 2008, during one of his visits to the Triangle, I attended a rally for Vice President Joe Biden, and I was in a long line to shake his hand. When I got close to shake his hand, I said, “Beau Biden rocked at Wilmington Friends!” The Vice President’s face lit up, and he stopped, […]


Remembering Alok Sharma

It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that our community mourns the loss of Alok Sharma, the youngest son of Dr. GD and Saroj Sharma, founders of the Hindu Society of North Carolina. He passed away on May 29, 2015. Our community is in shock, and what tears me up, is that I […]


Steve is hard working, and he has valuable business experience with technology companies. Serving on the town council with these attributes, Steve is well-positioned to help Morrisville grow.

— Senator Josh Stein

Senator Josh Stein

I have known Steve Rao for a number of years and can vouch that he is one of the most dedicated individuals I have ever come across. In my role as former Attorney General and Secretary of State of North Carolina, I am asked on many occasions to endorse many officials and in almost every case I decline. In Steve’s case I make an exception because he will make one of the finest public servants for Morrisville.

— Rufus Edmisten

Rufus Edmisten