RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The last time North Carolina lawmakers put a bond question on the ballot, voters agreed overwhelmingly in November 2000 to borrow a record $3.1 billion for university and community college projects. So organizers of a campaign ...Read More »
Construction to replace the Bonner Bridge is expected to start in the spring, Gov. Pat McCrory’s office announced Dec. 29. The announcement comes after decades of delays and court challenges to the project. The project will replace the 52-year-old Bonner ...Read More »
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — On a tree-lined block of South Fourth Street, red and purple splotches of brick are once again seeing the light of day. As time and the elements slowly wear away asphalt, bricks underneath are once again ...Read More »
PLEASURE ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A walk on the beach won’t be as easy this winter and spring in parts of southeast North Carolina. Crews are working to put more than a million cubic yards of sand back on the ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members have started scrutinizing the state’s transportation needs and how to locate more funds over time to pay for building them. A special committee held its first meeting Tuesday. Members talked about the goals ...
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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 »
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 »