RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly officially completed its work for the year in the wee hours early Wednesday after more than eight months in session. To cheers from senators, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, the Senate’s presiding officer, gaveled out his chamber shortly after ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man who tried to claim an $800,000 home for himself by filing a bogus deed document is staying in prison. The state Supreme Court deadlocked 3-3 on Friday about whether Shawn Pendergraft was correctly charged with obtaining property by false pretenses after moving into ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Members of North Carolina’s hog industry have criticized Duke Energy for planning to use out-of-state swine waste at two of its power plants. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that the North Carolina Pork Council wants state officials to squelch the Charlotte ...
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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A $350 million movie studio and entertainment complex is being proposed for 124 acres on the Catawba Indian reservation in York County. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that the tribe and Studio South want to ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The political tussle over business recruitment incentives at the General Assembly has quieted in at least one chamber now that legislative leaders have come up with a negotiated measure as this year’s session nears adjournment. The ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans offered Monday a scaled-down version of a bond package lobbied on for several months by Gov. Pat McCrory but would borrow less than the governor wanted and leave out proceeds he wanted for road ...Read More »
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — An exhibit of objects created by Louis C. Tiffany is opening at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. The exhibit, which opens Tuesday, features 63 pieces of works by Tiffany. The pieces include ...Read More »
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 »
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 »