ST. LOUIS – Ronda Wright finds it a bit poetic that she hung on to her 127-year-old St. Louis home five years after transferring to Texas. After all, it once sheltered writer Maya Angelou. A little more than a year ...Read More »
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RODANTHE – Repairs on the Bonner Bridge across Oregon Inlet on North Carolina’s Outer Banks have been completed. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reported that the repairs started five months ago were finished on schedule Monday. The $1 million project required the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Mecklenburg and Iredell counties are among the five counties nationwide that have best controlled urban sprawl since the mid-1990s, according to a new study. Once the signature of an era of pell-mell development, American sprawl has slowed to ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A bill addressing overgrown weeds, river basin buffers and bike lanes has cleared the North Carolina Senate with more changes that have many Democrats and environmentalists unhappy. Senators voted largely along party lines Monday night for the measure, which ...
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SOUTHPORT – A North Carolina church is offering a free house to anyone interested in moving and preserving it. St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Southport is looking for someone to move the Parkhill House that is now used for parish offices, ...Read More »
REIDSVILLE – Chinqua Penn, a mansion and plantation dating to the 1920s that once was furnished with lavish antiques and drew visitors from all over, has been sold for $650,000. Greensboro-based Mitchell Barnett Properties bought the 23-acre plantation in Reidsville, ...Read More »
WILKESBORO — An unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidate in 2014 says she’ll run for North Carolina insurance commissioner in 2016. Heather Grant of Wilkes County announced her bid Friday to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the job. Current Democratic incumbent Wayne ...
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MOORESVILLE — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says it’s too late for the state to change its mind on using toll lanes to expand Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reports that McCrory said during a stop Friday in ...
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WILLIAMS, Ore. – A modern-style Oregon house once owned by Steve Miller of the Steve Miller Band has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The William J. and Sarah Wagner Lippincott House was designed by architect Winifred ...Read More »