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Austin sees apartment boom (access required)

AUSTIN, Texas – A boom in the construction of apartment buildings in the Austin area resulted in nearly 10,000 apartments coming onto the market last year, helping to ease demand while stabilizing rents. Another 8,000 units are expected on the ...

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Tillis: Health regulations won’t wash (access required)

WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans are challenging several health regulations, with N.C. Sen. Thom Tillis suggesting restaurants shouldn’t have to make their employees wash their hands after bathroom visits. Such restaurants would have to prominently disclose their decision, and then would ...

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Best places to toast marshmallows (access required)

Brrrrr! With winter cold having deeply settled in, RealtyTrac recently focused on the Top 10 cities in the United States for finding homes with a fireplace. The company surveyed metro areas with more than 100,000 housing units. At the top ...

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15 years for flying drone to SC prison (access required)

COLUMBIA – A man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for trying to use a drone to smuggle contraband into a maximum security South Carolina prison. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens told The Associated Press recently that Brenton Lee ...

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$300,000 in stolen wine found in NC (access required)

SAN FRANCISCO – More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley, Calif., restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar in North Carolina. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that the wine was stolen on Christmas Day from ...

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