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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

A retired Coast Guard captain, Murray ‘steadying the ship’ as appointed D.A.

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Along with every other U.S. attorney in America, Andrew Murray complied with the request from the new administration in January to resign from his job.   Read Story »

Tags: Greg Newman | Judicial District 29B | Greg Newman removal effort | Andrew Murray | Prosecutorial District 42

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

JUDGE ORDERS DISTRICT ATTORNEY REMOVED FROM OFFICE

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A Superior Court judge on Tuesday ordered District Attorney Greg Newman removed from office, finding grounds for his ouster in separate cases of misconduct presented in a three-day hearing two weeks ago.   Read Story »

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Newman's fate may ride on judge's interpretation of 'willful misconduct'

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Attorneys sparred in closing arguments on Wednesday morning over whether  actions that resulted in discipline by the state Bar against District Attorney Greg Newman amounted to willful misconduct that warrants his removal from office.   Read Story »

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Defense witnesses attest to Newman's character

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A parade of witnesses attested to the character and integrity of District Attorney Greg Newman during the second day of a hearing to determine whether the prosecutor remains in office.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

'Unusable evidence' led to quick dismissal of abuse charges, Newman told Bar

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District Attorney Greg Newman acted like his “hair was on fire” to dismiss felony sexual assault charges and offered the defendant a plea bargain that outraged the victim and her family, a member of the state Bar’s disciplinary board said last November.   Read Story »

Tags: Greg Newman | child sex abuse | Greg Newman removal effort | James F. Sapp cases

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Timeline of District Attorney Newman case

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July 5, 2013: Gov. Pat McCrory appoints Newman, an attorney in private practice and former mayor of Hendersonville, as district attorney.   Read Story »

Tags: Greg Newman | Greg Newman removal effort