RALEIGH — All 170 seats in the North Carolina General Assembly are up for re-election Tuesday, but nearly 80 already have winners because candidates are running unopposed in the general election. Of the remaining 90 or so races, fewer than 20 are considered ...Read More »
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WINSTON-SALEM — Authorities say a bridge over Interstate 40 Business is sound even though chunks of concrete have fallen from it on to the highway. Department of Transportation engineers told The Winston-Salem Journal (http://bit.ly/1wSBuR9 ) that workers checked the bridge that ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A federal judge is deciding whether he heard enough Wednesday to rule in a lawsuit pitting North Carolina officials and Alcoa Inc. over the right to control the water and electricity coming from the state’s second-largest river system. The case’s outcome ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — A top economic development official in North Carolina says he expects the new owners of Chiquita to repay state and local incentives if they move headquarters operations out of Charlotte. John Lassiter of the North Carolina Economic Development Board said Monday he would expect ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina has raised the $310,000 needed to protect land near Bennett Place Historic Site in Durham, site of the largest Confederate troop surrender of the Civil War. The bulk of the money came in two large donations of $150,000 each, ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s unemployment rate is down slightly, but so is the number of people working. North Carolina officials said Tuesday the state unemployment rate dipped to 6.7 percent in September, down one-tenth of a percentage point from August. ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowner’s coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements with customers. Craig Smith has seen the annual insurance ...Read More »
JACKSONVILLE — The Supreme Court has taken up the appeal over the sale of North Carolina State University’s Hofmann Forest, a working forest in Onslow and Jones counties. The Daily News of Jacksonville reported (http://bit.ly/1wouoVk) reported the state Supreme Court bypassed the ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina government took in slightly less than what state officials projected during the first quarter of the fiscal year, and questions persist about whether broad tax changes will again crimp the state budget for a second year in a row. ...
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RALEIGH — The state Transportation Department has begun a 60-day comment period during which North Carolina citizens can share their views on the results of a study about how to move people and goods. A DOT study mapped out the proposed strategic ...Read More »