Among the new opinions released this morning from the N.C. Court of Appeals:
- A unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a trial-court ruling favoring a state Highway Patrol trooper in his efforts to overturn his dismissal for violating the Patrol’s “truthfulness” policy,
- A unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a trial-court ruling favoring a teacher in a dispute over the granting of tenure in the Perquimans County public schools.
- A unanimous three-judge panel reversed a lower court and ruled against Roanoke Rapids in a dispute involving a special-use permit for a new cell tower.
- In an unpublished opinion with no precedential value, a unanimous three-judge panel upheld state regulators’ decision not to grant a certificate of need for Novant’s proposed 50-bed hospital in Holly Springs.
- In an unpublished opinion, a unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a ruling from the N.C. Industrial Commission forcing Harnett County to pay the medical bills for a former employee who injured his back while working for the county.
- In an unpublished opinion, a unanimous three-judge panel dismissed on procedural grounds an appeal in a dispute involving former Greensboro police officers and the city.