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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FAIRVIEW, N.C. (AP) — Three people were hurt after a garage they were building collapsed in Buncombe County. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported the Fairview Fire Department was called about 1:45 p.m. Thursday. Fire Chief Scott Jones said the initial report was that ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Asheville City Council has voted unanimously to establish a plan to preserve historic buildings in the city and in Buncombe County. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the council voted 7-0 to adopt the Historic Preservation Master ...Read More »
RALEIGH – Some legislators are once again trying to expand the number of certain erosion-controlling structures allowed by law along the North Carolina coast. This time, they’re trying to do it through the state budget. Republican budget negotiators confirmed Sept. 2 ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge says an out-of-state online lender and related businesses must stop offering and collecting on high-interest consumer loans to North Carolina residents. Special Superior Court Judge Gregory McGuire issued a preliminary injunction against Western Sky Financial, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Complaints against mortgage companies continue to stream in from financial consumers in North Carolina nine years after the start of the U.S. housing crisis. The Charlotte Observer reports problems with mortgage lenders and servicers have been ...Read More »