RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is awarding $5 million in film grants to three productions. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla announced Friday that a television pilot, an HGTV show, and an independent film were chosen from 17 applications. Production begins this fall. ...Read More »
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Army inspectors concluded the retired general who headed North Carolina’s largest school district and the state transportation agency had adulterous affairs before retiring from the military with praise from superior officers, The News & Observer of Raleigh reported ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With three months of intense budget negotiations over, North Carolina lawmakers look to be on a glide path to adjourn this year’s extended session very soon, even with prominent legislation pending. That’s because House and Senate ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Commerce Department says the state’s unemployment rate in August remained unchanged from the previous month, staying at 5.9 percent. The nationwide unemployment rate in August was 5.1 percent and has been trending lower than North Carolina’s. ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly has finished work on changes to local government regulations ranging from restaurant sanitation and vegetative buffers to land use planning and beehive ownership. The Senate and House voted separately Thursday for the assorted ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After a nearly three-month standoff between House and Senate Republicans over policy and spending differences, the North Carolina General Assembly finally has a state budget to hand to Gov. Pat McCrory. The legislature completed voting on the two-year spending plan ...
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HOLDEN BEACH – Two more communities on the North Carolina coast have gone on record opposing drilling for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean. The town councils in Holden Beach and Oak Island passed resolutions Tuesday. Holden Beach passed ...Read More »
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lynches River Contracting has been awarded nine contracts in South Carolina totaling $15.6 million and two contracts in North Carolina totaling $11.5 million since this spring. A breakdown: In South Carolina: —$3 million for resurfacing in Chester, Fairfield ...
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