RALEIGH — Senate Republicans say their bill to rework North Carolina’s gasoline tax will provide a short-term break to motorists while making road-building revenues more stable. Opponents argue it’s just a tax increase in disguise. The full Senate meets Wednesday ...Read More »
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WILMINGTON — Several beach communities in southeastern North Carolina are starting to build or are considering hardened structures that they hope will slow shoreline erosion. The StarNews of Wilmington reports (http://bit.ly/18VziRO) crews are pumping sand on Bald Head Island before construction of a ...
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ROCKY MOUNT — The board of directors of the Golden LEAF Foundation says it’s reserved $50 million to provide support for the location of an automobile manufacturing facility in North Carolina. The foundation announced the move on Thursday. Board chairman Johnathan Rhyne ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory praised fellow Republican lawmakers Wednesday night during his second State of the State address for their partnership the past two years, saying that has led to lower unemployment and tax rates and accelerated debt repayment ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members are again pushing for a constitutional amendment reinforcing limits on state and local government to take private property against the owner’s will. A House judiciary panel Wednesday recommended to the full chamber ...Read More »
FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayetteville landmark, the Prince Charles Hotel, is getting an $11 million makeover and conversion to apartments and retail space. Media outlets report that the new owners, Michael Cohen and his fellow investors in Prince Charles Holdings LLC, ...Read More »
CONCORD — Using a nostalgic locale as his backdrop, Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday that he would propose restoring tax credits for historic homes and businesses when he addresses North Carolina lawmakers in his State of the State speech. McCrory made his proposal ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Two companies are seeking approval to be the first to blast the Atlantic Ocean’s bottom with sound waves to find oil and gas deposits. North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Friday one of the two companies starting ...Read More »
RALEIGH — When Phil Berger first arrived at the General Assembly in 2001, it was hard to envision the Eden attorney would become one of North Carolina’s most powerful politicians. Democrats had held uninterrupted power in the Senate since the 1898 elections. Berger ...
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RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory will deliver the biennial State of the State address to the North Carolina General Assembly next week. The House and Senate meeting Wednesday approved a resolution inviting McCrory to speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the ...Read More »