COLUMBIA, S.C. — An anonymous buyer has purchased 1,200 acres of prime coastal property near Pawleys Island to preserve land that a University of South Carolina foundation had marketed for development. The State newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1CFbMiS ) that the limited ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — North Carolina authorities have praised a sharp decline in workplace deaths over the past few years, but what Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry hasn’t said is the state changed the criteria for the deaths it reports. Berry reported just 23 ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 3.66 percent from 3.70 ...Read More »
RALEIGH – A coastal state park will add almost 300 acres after top North Carolina officials agreed to buy the first 200 acres for $7 million. A panel of statewide elected officials chaired by Gov. Pat McCrory agreed Tuesday to spend ...
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CHARLOTTE – Charlotte’s transportation planning organization is turning against allocating carpool lanes on the newly widened Interstate 485 before express toll lanes are created in five years. The Charlotte Observer reports the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization decided the estimated ...
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ABERDEEN — A New Jersey company that makes printed bags and other supplies for lawn and garden product manufacturers is moving its manufacturing operations to North Carolina creating almost 50 jobs. Reliance Packaging announced on Tuesday that it will be investing ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE – City workers in Asheville have recovered a time capsule from Vance Monument that has been concealed there since 1897 when the monument was constructed and dedicated. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1HhKFin) the capsule was wedged beneath a Masonic ...
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