RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly’s government watchdog agency says North Carolina should do away with how it sorts its 100 counties into three tiers based on economic prosperity because it doesn’t help poor areas enough. The Program Evaluation Division ...Read More »
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Now that the Great Recession is over, Beaufort County officials say the county should review its development impact fees which have not been adjusted in a decade. U.S. Census figures show the Beaufort area is one of the 20 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory wants Charlotte area transportation leaders to vote again on toll lanes proposed for Interstate 77. Local media outlets reported that the governor on Monday sent a letter to the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization asking ...Read More »
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Still another attempt to sell the state’s old Port Royal port has fallen through and the property is now headed to auction. The Beaufort Gazette reports the high cost of part of the property and questions about an insurance settlement ...Read More »
RALEIGH – Wake County officials have unveiled a $2.3 billion transportation plan which includes more bus routes and a commuter transit system. Multiple media outlets report the plan, announced Tuesday, works to address the growth in the county as ...Read More »
RALEIGH – Smoke from burnt sweet potatoes wafting around the town of Farmville has nothing to do with holiday baking. A silo full of dehydrated sweet potatoes has been smoldering in the town an hour east of Raleigh since at least the ...Read More »
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — One of the nation’s biggest amusement park chains is banking on technology and sports to generate more revenue. Cedar Fair Entertainment Co.’s new strategies include adding interactive computer-aided rides, offering electronic photo packages and building sports complexes ...
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