RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly has finished work on changes to local government regulations ranging from restaurant sanitation and vegetative buffers to land use planning and beehive ownership. The Senate and House voted separately Thursday for the assorted ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After a nearly three-month standoff between House and Senate Republicans over policy and spending differences, the North Carolina General Assembly finally has a state budget to hand to Gov. Pat McCrory. The legislature completed voting on the two-year spending plan ...
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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 »