Timeline of R.C. Soles’ career
1968: Elected to N.C. House of Representatives, the first of four terms.July 1971: Soles arrested in Spring Lake, just outside Fort Bragg, after a 10-mile car chase. His car hit speeds of up to 115 mph in 45-mph zone, according to police report.1976: Elected to N.C. Senate; has served 17 terms.
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